Grants 2011

Children and Youth Services

Advocacy Center(The)
$10,000 Monroe County Developmental Disabilities Advocacy Program.

Camp Abilities at SUNY Brockport
$5,000 Camp Abilities 2011, a summer sports camp for youth who are blind or visually impaired.

Children Awaiting Parents
$15,000 Adoption program for children with special needs.

Daystar, Inc.
$50,000 New Daystar facility to serve medically frail infants.

Easter Seals New York
$30,000 Create/renovate family guest suite at the new residential school for children with complex disabilities.

$20,000 Therapeutic riding program for individuals with disabilities.

Gliding Stars of Rochester
$2,500 Adaptive ice skating program for individuals with disabilities.

Happiness House
$200,000 Construction of transitional residence for young adults with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injury.

Hochstein School of Music
$25,000 Music therapy for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Hope Hall
$20,000 “Mastery in Learning” scholarship program for students with disabilities.
Institute for Innovative Transitions
$320,000 Programs, research and technical assistance aimed at improving transition services for teens and young adults with developmental disabilities.

Mary Cariola Children’s Center
$20,000 Cooking program for students with developmental disabilities who will transition from school to the adult world.

Rochester Institute of Technology
$57,550 Supportive services "Helping Students with Autism Help Themselves."

Rochester Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
$10,000 Track and field training for individuals with physical disabilities.

Rochester Special Hockey
$15,000 Rochester Ice Cats hockey program for youth with developmental disabilities.

Sisters of Mercy – Andrews Center
$20,000 Residential home for infants and children with significant disabilities.

UNYFEAT(Upstate NY Families for Effective Autism Treatment)
$7,000 Educational programs and family support for individuals with autism.

Adult and Family Support Services

ABVI Goodwill
$125,000 Expansion and renovation of the Vision Rehabilitation Center.

Ad Council
$7,000 Marketing/communication support for non-profit organizations that serve individuals with disabilities.

Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association
Rochester Chapter Inc.
$30,000 Dementia support services for individuals with development disabilities.

Corn Hill Navigation
$7,500 Riverboat cruising experiences for individuals with disabilities.

Eastman Institute for Oral Health
$30,000 Planning study to determine oral health needs and dental service gaps for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Empire Justice Center
$50,000 Disability Rights Advocacy Project.

Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind
$20,000 Guide dog training and placement.

Hobart & William Smith College
$5,000 A Festival of Arts & Disabilities

Humane Society @ Lollypop Farm
$10,000 Pet-assisted therapy program for individuals with disabilities.

Italian American Community Center
$500 Social Event for individuals with developmental disabilities.

$65,000 Healthcare Coordination Initiative for older adults with developmental disabilities.

LIFESPAN/AlSigl Center
$50,000 Future Care Planning Services – Community Pooled Trust and Guardianship services to assist aging parents of adult children with developmental disabilities.

Medical Motor Service of Rochester
$40,000 Transportation services for individuals with disabilities.

Monroe ARC
$75,000 Southwest Day Habilitation facility renovations to better meet the needs of adult participants with developmental disabilities.

Monroe Community Hospital Foundation
$15,000 Creation of an outdoor park-like setting for residents of the hospital.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
$10,000 MS Independence Program providing assistance to families needing adaptive equipment or vehicle/home modifications.

People, Inc.
$10,000 Updating the web-based Museum of disABILITY History.

Rochester Museum & Science Center
$10,000 Community Partner Pass program for organizations serving individuals with disabilities.

Rochester Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
$15,000 SportsNet program for people with disabilities.

Total Grants Awarded in 2011 - $1,342,050