Grant News


Ribbon Cut on Renovated Gavras Center Inclusive Preschool & Therapy Area

Garvas CEnterJune 2019--We were pleased to provide a $150,000 grant for the Gavras Center Inclusive Preschool and Therapy Area Expansion in Auburn. The Center is a premier provider of preschool and adult programs for the disabled and non-disabled.  The project included a new playground, renovations, expansion and improvements to the motor therapy area and classrooms to facilitate full day preschool programming and wrap-around day care.

Foundation Grant to Unistel Industries Helps Expand Inclusive Job Opportunities

Unistel IndustriesJune 2019 --The Golisano Foundation provided a $100,000 grant to Unistel Industries, a CDS Life Transitions company, to buy new spice processing equipment and expand operations. This will bring new job opportunities for veterans and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Unistel Industries manufactures, blends, and packages quality spices and unique flavors for restaurants and retailers across Monroe County and beyond



Grand Opening Celebrated at The Arc Wayne New Erie Shore Landing

Erie Shore LandingMay 2019--The Arc Wayne's Erie Shore Landing cafe, bakery and ice cream shop in Newark, NY. are now open! The Foundation provided a grant of $100,000 to support this project, which provides meaningful employment to people with intellectual disabilities. Be sure to stop in!  See menu, hours & info