STARability Florida Adult Training Program

Grants 2018

Children and Youth Services

Best Buddies Florida
$100,000  One on one friendship between students with and without disabilities.

Best Buddies Upstate New York
$50,000  One on one friendship between students with and without disabilities.

Bivona Child Advocacy Center
$30,000  Child sexual abuse prevention and education program for agencies serving children with development disabilities.

Camp Abilities at SUNY Brockport
$10,000 Camp Abilities 2015 – summer camp for youth who are blind or visually impaired.

Generation Two
$2,600 To support students with autism in classroom settings

$10,000 Inclusive summer employment program for students with developmental disabilities.

Hope Hall
$15,000 The Mastery in Learning Scholarship Program

Mary Cariola Children’s Center
$35,000 Support for the Oral Health Coordinator to continue work with the Eastman Institute SMILEmobile.

Muscular Dystrophy Association
$2,500 Summer Camp for youth with muscular dystrophy

Rochester City Ballet
$3,500 Provide children with autism an opportunity to experience the performing arts with a sensory–friendly production of Green Eggs & Ham.

Sonnenberg Gardens
$1,000 Inclusive summer camp for children.

$20,000 Supported Employment Program for youth and young adults with disabilities and learning challenges.

Strong National Museum of Play
$5,000 To expand sensory-friendly programming

Summit Center (The)
$150,000 To expand and improve existing facilities and create new programs to meet the growing needs of students with autism and other disabilities in WNY.

The Gavras Center (UCP Cayuga County)
$150,000 To expand preschool and therapy areas

Adult & Family Services

ARC of Erie County
$50,000 Renovations to the facility to better serve clients with intellectual disabilities and their families.

ARC of Genesee Orleans
$25,000 Renovations to the sheltered workshop facility creating an integrated pre-vocational and day habilitation program

ARC of Ontario County
$50,000 Inclusive employment opportunities and training.

ARC of Schuyler County
$25,000 Renovations to the sheltered workshop facility to an integrated co-packing business with related job training services

ARC of Seneca Cayuga
$30,000 To Expand the community based inclusive workshop

ARC of Stuben County
$10,000 Construction of an accessible walking trail for people with disabilities

CDS iCircle
$100,000 Provide managed long term care services for adults with disabilities

CP Rochester
$250,000  Build new Autism Community Resource Center

Freedom Guide Dogs
$16,000 Training and placing therapy dogs.

Hickok Center for Brain Injury
$9,000 Support for the music and cognitive therapy program

Hochstein School of Music
$35,000  Music therapy for individuals with developmental disabilities.

St. John Fisher
$200,000 For creation of Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at the Wegmans School of Nursing

STARability (Florida)
$70,000 Training and employment program for individuals with I/DD who have aged out of school supported services.

WXXI Public Broadcasting
$200,000 Year round disability programming and inclusive education using radio, TV and other media venues (Move to Include).

Year-to-Date: $1,654,600