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Quality of Life Grants: 2nd Cycle 2008: Actively Achieving

All Kids Play Foundation of Corkscrew Community, Inc.

All Kids Play Foundation of Corkscrew Community, Inc.
Naples, FL

This grant will help to fund the construction of a Boundless Playground at Corkscrew Elementary School in Naples, where children with all levels of abilities can play in an inclusive, stimulating environment that fosters imagination, learning, challenge and fun.

BlazeSports America

BlazeSports America (formerly United States Disabled Athletes Fund)
Atlanta, GA

This grant will help to fund the Success in Sport and Life Camp and Train-the-Trainer Initiative.
Visit their website: http://www.blazesports.org/

Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center

Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center
Breckenridge, CO

This grant will help to fund tuition assistance for people with physical disabilities to allow low-income and disadvantaged participants with paralysis, spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to attend the Adaptive Ski and Wilderness Program at Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center.
Visit their website: http://www.boec.org/

Camp Summit, Inc.

Camp Summit, Inc.
Dallas, TX

This grant will help to support the continuation of the Adapted Ropes Challenge Course Program of the residential camping program that provides a place where campers with all types of disabilities can come together to receive an opportunity for personal growth and life enrichment.
Visit their website: http://www.campsummittx.org/

Carriage Barn Equestrian Center Therapeutic Riding Program, Inc.
Newton, NH

This grant will help to support the development of a safe, light-weight prototype of a competitive driving carriage designed to meet the needs of quadriplegic and paraplegic clients.
Visit their website: http://www.carriage-barn.com/

Cerebral Palsy of Colorado, Inc.
Denver, CO

This grant will support the Employment Works Youth Initiative, a program which provides opportunities for youth with disabilities, significant disabilities and other employment-related challenges to leave behind the stereotypically low-expectations of transitioning into adulthood and explore the world of employment and independent responsibilities.
Visit their website: http://www.cpco.org/

Charles I. Cheneweth Foundation for the Developmentally Disabled
National City, CA

This grant will help to support expansion of the Community Access Program, which provides access to recreational activities for San Diego County residents who need specialized accommodations to access their communities.
Visit their website: http://www.cheneweth-foundation.org/

Camp Horizon

Child & Family Services of Eastern Virginia
dba The Up Center

Norfolk, VA

Camp Horizon is a summer camp (with daily and sleepover sessions) run by The Up Center that provides a full therapeutic recreation experience to children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities.
Visit their website: http://www.theupcenter.org/

Disabled Athlete Sports Association
St. Peters, MO

This grant will help to fund the Ability Driven Swim Program, which includes four 8-week recreational swimming sessions as pool therapy, a competition swim team that will travel regionally, a “home meet” in St. Louis that will bring regional competition to the area (St. Louis, May 2009), national competition for those who qualify (National Junior Disability Championship, July 2009), and an international opportunity to represent Team USA (International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Games in Switzerland, July 2009).
Visit their website: http://www.dasasports.org/

Dreams for Kids
Chicago, IL

This grant will help to support the Extreme Recess project, which provides both adaptive equipment and supervision that allows children challenged by physical and developmental disabilities opportunities to water-ski, kayak, canoe, rock climb, cycle, horseback ride, scuba dive, and sail.
Visit their website: http://www.dreamsforkids.org/

Forum Health Rehabilitation Service Co.
Warren, OH

This grant will help to support expansion of the Hillside Adapted Sports Program, which offers air rifle/pistol shooting, archery, basketball, biking, bocce, bowling, golf, a Physical Exercise Program, and tennis with competitions in air rifle/pistol, golf and archery at a completely wheelchair accessible facility with courts built to national competition regulations.

Freedom Service Dogs, Inc.

Freedom Service Dogs, Inc.
Englewood, CO

This grant will help to support a program that rescues dogs from shelters and trains them to be a certified service dog, a skilled companion dog or a professional assistance dog for people of any age, ethnicity, race or gender who have mobility impairments or disabilities, to enable them to live more independently.

Visit their website: http://www.freedomservicedogs.org/

Horses and the Handicapped of South Florida, Inc.
Coconut Creek, FL

This grant will help to fund therapeutic riding and equine assisted activities for students that have paralysis caused by cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, and stroke and who do not have the means to pay for the therapies.

Visit their website: http://www.handhmagic.org/

Independence First
Milwaukee, WI

This grant will help to support a project called POWER UP! Team Sports for Youth and Adults with Disabilities Who Use Power Wheelchairs, which will expand the opportunities for people who use power wheelchairs in the greater Milwaukee area for competitive team sports from just power soccer to include power hockey.

Visit their website: http://www.independencefirst.org/

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
New York, NY

This grant supports the Passport to the World of Performing Arts program, which welcomes young people with disabilities and their families to Lincoln Center through two programs: the Passport Family Program, which provides free tickets for weekend children's programming; and the Passport School Program, which welcomes students with disabilities in grades 3-12 to Meet the Artist school-day programs, free of charge.

Visit their website: http://www.lincolncenter.org/

Louisville Comprehensive Care Multiple Sclerosis Center, Inc.
Louisville, KY

This grant will help to support “MS Equestrians: A Balancing Act,” a program the provides scholarships for MS Center clients to register for hippotherapy treatments and/or therapeutic riding at The Luci Center, a nonprofit therapeutic riding center located in Shelbyville, Kentucky.

Visit their website: http://www.loumscenter.com/

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation
Philadelphia, PA

This grant will help to support the Wheelchair Sports Program, which over that past 20 years has involved more than 450 athletes in sports such as wheelchair rugby, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis, and wheelchair soccer.

Visit their website: http://www.mageerehab.org/

Ms. Wheelchair Nebraska
Lincoln, NE

This grant will support the Women on Wheels (W.O.W.) program, created to meet the needs for educational and networking opportunities of women in Nebraska who use wheelchairs, their families and caregivers.

Visit their website: http://www.mswheelchairnebraska.org

Oklahoma State University’s Adaptive Sports Program
Stillwater, OK

This grant will help to fund the Oklahoma State University Adaptive Sports Travel Expenses Fund, which will meet the demands of basic travel for the wheelchair basketball team to travel to and from their season tournaments.

Visit their website: http://campusrec.okstate.edu/adaptivesport/

Oregon Games, Inc.
Portland, OR

This grant will help to support Introducing Sport! Bridging the Gap, an introductory disabled sports and fitness program for physically disabled people in the state of Oregon.

Paralyzed Veterans of America of Michigan
Novi, MI

This grant will help to fund the sports and recreation program, which offers a variety of sports and recreational activities where the focus is on social interaction and physical fitness, rather than winning or losing.

Visit their website: http://www.michiganpva.org/

Power Paws Assistance Dogs, Inc.

Power Paws Assistance Dogs, Inc.
Scottsdale, AZ

This grant will help to fund the addition of one full-time trainer to expand program services and provide more precisely-trained assistance dogs for clients with disabilities, provide follow-up care classes and home visits to new graduates, and work with clients who may be having problems adjusting to a new assistance dog.

Visit their website: http://www.azpowerpaws.org/

Rebuilding All Goals Efficiently (R.A.G.E.)

Rebuilding All Goals Efficiently (R.A.G.E.)
Las Vegas, NV

This grant will help to provide scholarships for memberships to the R.A.G.E. gym, a wheelchair-accessible fitness facility located at Gold’s Gym in Las Vegas. These scholarships will expand the current scholarship program, which is limited to individuals with spinal cord injury, to enable the scholarships to be made available to people who have paralysis caused by conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Spina Bifida.

Visit their website: http://www.bteamrage.org/

RHI Foundation, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN

This grant will help to fund the quad rugby team, as well as the development of other adaptive sports events such as an adaptive water ski camp for children with disabilities.

Visit their website: http://www.rhin.com/page/RHI_foundation

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Medical Staff Corporation
San Jose, CA

This grant will support a project that will make a seated Tai Chi program available to individuals with spinal cord injury who cannot participate in a standing Tai Chi program, in the hope of improving quality of life, pain fatigue, and mood.

Scottsdale Unified School District

Scottsdale Unified School
Phoenix, AZ

This grant will help to fund “Horsin’ Around,” a project that will provide transportation for students with disabilities to and from an approved therapeutic riding facility.

Visit their website: http://www.susd.org/

Spina Bifida Association of Western Pennsylvania
Wexford, PA

This grant will help to support a project entitled “Gaming our Way to Health,” which will use a GameCycle to motivate the young adults of residential programs to associate exercise with fun, and improve health and wellness outcomes of people with disabilities related to paralysis, particularly spinal bifida.

Visit their website: http://www.sbawp.org/

The Capper Foundation Easter Seals
Topeka, KS

This grant will help to support a therapeutic horseback riding program for children with disabilities that will be offered during a one-week summer camp as well as during a 6-week after-school recreation program.

Visit their website: http://capper.easterseals.com/

The Greenville Area Community Foundation
Greenville, MI

This grant will help to fund the Circle of Adventure – Universal Access to Recreation Project, which will provide inclusive play for children of all abilities at the renovated Camp Wah-Wah-Tay-See (a summer camp devoted to children with disabilities), including a playground and accessible trail providing multiple areas of inclusive play.

Visit their website: http://www.gacfmi.org/

The House, Inc.
Woodbridge, VA

This grant will provide funding for The House, Inc.'s Fourth Annual 'Cinderella Ball' a dazzling prom night for middle and high school students with disabilities.

Visit their website: http://www.thehouse-inc.com/

United States Adaptive Recreation Center
Big Bear Lake, CA

This grant will help to support a project to maintain, upgrade and/or replace adaptive equipment to enable the United States Adaptive Recreation Center to provide state-of-the-art equipment and instruction in the therapeutic recreation programs for people with paralysis.

Visit their website: http://www.usarc.org/

United States Curling Association
Stevens Point, WI

This project will help to support a project to promote the sport of competitive wheelchair curling throughout the United States.

Visit their website: http://www.usacurl.org/

Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.
Loxahatchee, FL

This grant will help to support Horses for Heroes at Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. a program that will offer the benefits of equine-assisted therapeutic activities free of charge to injured veterans, military personnel and their family members of all ages, thus promoting their physical and psychological well-being.

Visit their website: http://www.vinceremos.com/

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Pittsburgh, PA

This grant will help to fund the construction of a wheelchair-accessible ramp at the Visitors Pavilion at Fallingwater, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 as the weekend home of the Edgar J. Kaufmann family.

Visit their website: http://www.paconserve.org/

Wintergreen Adaptive Skiing

Wintergreen Adaptive Skiing (Member of Disabled Sports USA)
Afton, VA

This grant will help to support the Adaptive Sports Partners Program, an extremely successful re-integration tool for people with recent traumatic spinal cord and brain injuries.

Visit their website: http://www.skiwas.org/
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