Grants 2014

Children and Youth Services

Association for the Blind (ABVI)
$5,000 2015 Beep Baseball World Series for youth who are blind or visually impaired.

$20,000 Educational programs and family support for individuals with autism.

Bivona Child Advocacy Center
$10,000 2015 Bivona Summit on Child Abuse.

Camp Abilities at SUNY Brockport
$5,000 Camp Abilities 2014 – Sports camp for youth who are blind or visually impaired.

Daystar, Inc.
$100,000 Expansion of the Daystar facility to serve medically frail infants.

Dazzle School of Visual & Performing
$8,900 Equipment and supplies for after-school programs for students with developmental disabilities.

Institute for Innovative Transitions
$150,000 Programs, research and technical assistance aimed at improving transition services for teens and young adults with developmental disabilities.

LDA – Life & Learning Services
$10,000 Educational support services for students with developmental disabilities.

Mary Cariola Children’s Center
$100,000 Construction of Respite Suite at Bailey Road Residence for children and youth with severe behavioral management needs.

Rochester Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
$10,000 Rochester Rookies adaptive sport program.

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

Stepping Stones Learning Center
$50,000 Renovation of facility to expand inclusive child care and learning environment and after school programs.

Adult and Family Support Services

CP Rochester
$40,000 Create transition home for young adults with development disabilities.

FoodLink, Inc.
$100,000 IT system upgrade & facility renovations to improve food distribution to providers serving those with developmental disabilities.

Heritage Christian Services
$5,000 US Quad Rugby Association- Purchase two adaptive wheelchairs for rugby players.

Hochstein School of Music
$15,000 Music therapy for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Humane Society @ Lollypop Farm
$7,500 Pet Assisted Therapy program for individuals with disabilities.

Jewish Community Center Greater Rochester
$7,500 Social and recreational programs for individuals with developmental disabilities.

$40,000 Healthcare Coordination Initiative for older adults with developmental disabilities.

Medical Motor Service of Rochester
$50,000 Mobility Management Collaborative to better service individuals with disabilities.

Nazareth College
$100.000 Construction of a Wellness Rehabilitation Institute.

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
$280,000 Construction of new Golisano Center for Community Health to serve persons with developmental disabilities.

Special Olympics International
$40,000 Planning workshop with experts in the international disability development world to determine how best to engage top level leaders and government officials to expand Healthy Communities.

WXXI Public Broadcasting Council
$140,000 Expansion of disability programming & education using radio, TV and other Public awareness venues.double rule

Total Grants Awarded in 2014 - $1,332,122.50