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Grants

Quality of Life Grants: 1st Cycle 2010: Actively Achieving

Achilles Track Club
New York, NY
$5,000

This grant will help to support Achilles International Team Reeve (AITR), which will help people with all levels of paralysis be active and participate in mainstream races.

Visit their website at: achillestrackclub.org

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Adaptive Adventures
Wilmettte, IL
$4,000

This grant will help to support the Adaptive Sports for Kids (ASK) Program, developed to provide outdoor recreational opportunities for children and teens with physical disabilities in order to expand horizons, foster independence and erase social barriers.

Visit their website at: adaptiveadventures.org

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Adult Day Center of Somerset County
Bridgewater, NJ
$6,000

This grant will help to support the Fitness and Mobility Enhancement Program, and specifically will help to underwrite the purchase of a piece of exercise equipment (Flexiciser Pro) that will encourage fitness and improve the mobility of program clients.

Visit their website at: adultdaycenter.org

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All Heart Tornados Wheelchair Basketball Team
Pembroke, NC
$875

This grant will help to support the All Heart Tornados Wheelchair Basketball Team, members of the Carolina Wheelchair Basketball Conference, which participate in a full regular season schedule featuring away games across North and South Carolina and in the Division Three National Tournament.

Visit their website at: www.freewebs.com/tornadoescoach/index.htm

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Artistic Realization Technologies
Belle Mead, NJ
$6,000

This grant will help to support the Princeton A.R.T. program, the flagship studio program at Princeton University, with the goal to continue its ground-breaking advances, to refine new techniques, to train new A.R.T. Trackers (studio assistants), and to utilize the power of the University to create new technologies, share with other universities and nationally with its numerous satellite programs.

Visit their website at: artrealization.org

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Blythdale Children’s Hospital
Valhalla, NY
$8,285

This grant will help to support Improving Quality of Life and Mobility for Children with Spinal Cord Injury and Paralysis through Partial Weight-Bearing and Ambulatory Gait Therapy.

Visit their website at: blythedale.org

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Brain Injury Association of Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
$5,000

This grant will help to support Camp Can Do, a three-day camp experience for approximately fifty Brain Injury Survivors where daily activities will be available.

Visit their website at: biaaz.org

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Break The Barriers
Fresno, CA
$6,650

This grant will help to support Barrier Breakers on Wheels, a program that will work with Children's Hospital, Fresno Community Hospital, Cal-State University Fresno, and Fresno County schools to create support groups and daily "open gym" exercise opportunities/teams for individuals with new and prior spinal cord injuries.

Visit their website at: breakthebarriers.org

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Camp Adventure
Topeka, KS
$9,485

This grant will help to fund a project called “the people carrier,” which is an all-terrain vehicle that can safely and easily transport campers with mobility impairments to less accessible areas of the camp so that they may participate in all activities offered.

Visit their website at: CampAdventureInc.com

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Camp Summit
Dallas, TX
$3,390

This grant will help to support the Adapted Ropes Challenge Course & Swimming Program at this 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 at: campsummittx.org

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Center for Neurological Diseases (Rocky Mountain MS Center)
Englewood, CO
$5,000

This grant will help to support the King Adult Day Enrichment Program (KADEP), which provides community-based services so that adults with significant levels of disability can live with their families, or independently in the community, while having access to a safe and enriching environment, nursing care and therapeutic intervention, as well as respite for caregivers.

Visit their website at: mscenter.org

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Children’s Hospital of Omaha
Omaha, NE
$10,000

This grant will help to support the acquisition of programmatic equipment, including a wheelchair scale for Children's World, the hospital's daycare center that serves medically fragile children.

Visit their website at: chsomaha.org

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Children’s Rehabilitation Center
Warren, OH
$4,408

This grant will help to support "Fitness for the Physically Challenged - An Expansion Project,” which addresses the issue of obesity in children with mobility impairments who are greatly underserved with regard to adaptive fitness training and physical activity programs, especially those with complex physical needs.
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City of League City Patrons of the Parks
League City, TX
$10,000

This grant will help to support the League City Hopes & Dreams Boundless Playground, the first all-inclusive accessible playground in Galveston County, Texas.
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Curators of The University of Missouri
Columbia, MO
$3,000

This grant will help to support the University of Missouri Tiger Wheelchair Basketball program; specifically, travel expenses for tournaments.

Visit their website at: missouri.edu

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Dionysus Theatre
Houston, TX
$5,960

This grant will help to support this inclusive theatre and its outreach programs. Dionysus Theatre seeks to break down barriers and stereotypes often surrounding those with disabilities by performing quality works with messages of inclusion, respect, tolerance and acceptance.

Visit their website at: dionysustheatre.org

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Disabled Athlete Sports Association
St. Peters, MO
$1,700

This grant will help to support the Ability Driven Swim Program, which includes four 8-week recreational swimming sessions as pool therapy in the St. Louis metropolitan area, a competition swim team that will travel regionally, a "home meet" in St. Louis that will bring regional competition to the area, and national competition for those who qualify (National Junior Disability Championships in July 2010).

Visit their website at: dasasports.org

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Disabled Sports USA Far West
Citrus Heights, CA
$3,000

This grant will help to support a program in the summer of 2010 that will provide four days of adaptive water ski instruction for people with spinal cord injury.

Visit their website at: dsusafw.org

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Double H Hole In the Woods Ranch

Double H Hole In the Woods Ranch
Lake Luzerne, NY
$5,000

This grant will help to support Camp Inspiration, a week-long camp for children who are ventilator-dependent and their families at this state-of-the-art, totally accessible camp which is part of the network of Hole In The Wall Camps founded by the late Paul Newman.

Visit their website at: doublehranch.org.

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Easter Seal Wisconsin
Madison, WI
$5,500

This grant will help to support Vets Family Camp, a free four-day, three-night specialty camp session made possible by a partnership between Easter Seal Wisconsin and Veterans Affairs medical centers in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin.

Visit their website at: eastersealswisconsin.com

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Easter Seals Florida
Winter Park, FL
$4,500

This grant will help to support the Easter Seals Camp Challenge REACH (Reaching Extreme and Challenging Heights) Program, which provides adventure opportunities for people of all ages with special needs including paralysis, spinal cord injuries and cerebral palsy.

Visit their website at: fl.easterseals.com

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Easter Seals New York

Easter Seals New York
New York, NY
$3,500

This grant will support a program called Gathering the Warriors: Quadriplegic Ruby in New York City/Long Island.

Visit their website at: eastersealsny.org

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Forum Health Rehabilitation
Warren, OH
$3,900

This grant will help to support a program entitled Continuing the Dream: Hillside's Adapted Sports Program at the Field of Dreams Adapted Sports complex.

Visit their website at: forumhealth.org

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Freedom Service Dogs
Englewood, CO
$3,500

This grant will help to support the Client-Dog Team Program, which provides custom-trained certified service dogs to people with disabilities.

Visit their website at: freedomservicedogs.org

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Goodwill of Orange County
Santa Ana, CA
$5,000

This grant will support Cardio for People with Paralysis at the Goodwill Fitness Center, Orange County's only fitness center designed specifically for people living with physical disabilities.

Visit their website at: ocgoodwill.org

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Grand Rapids Wheelchair Sports Association

Grand Rapids Wheelchair Sports Association
Grand Rapids, MI
$3,400

This grant will help to support a new sled hockey program for adults and older teens, bridging a gap in available programming for children that advance beyond the age limit of the youth program, and opening up the opportunity for adults to participate.

Visit their website at: grwsa.com

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Grossmont Hospital Foundation
La Mesa, CA
$5,989

This grant will help to support the wheelchair dancing program, which is open to patients, people with disabilities throughout San Diego County, as well as non-disabled individuals who wish to participate as volunteer dance partners.

Visit their website at: sharp.com/grossmont/about-us.cfm

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Harris County Hospital District Foundation
Houston, TX
$12,000

This grant will help to support the enhancement of the Spinal Cord Injury Program.

Visit their website at: hchdfoundation.org

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Haven Ranch, Inc. dba Haven Horse Ranch
St. Augustine, FL
$3,000

This grant will help to support a program of Equine Assisted Therapy for individuals with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke and other conditions.

Visit their website at: havenhorseranch.org

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Haverford Township Civic Council
Havertown, PA
$15,000

This grant will help to support the construction of Freedom Playground, a state-of-the-art, custom-built play structure made from composite lumber that will be totally accessible to people of all abilities and ages.

Visit their website at: haverfordciviccouncil.org

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Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation
West Haverstraw, NY
$4,295

This grant will help to support the Adapted Sports Program by expanding the popular adapted cycling program.

Visit their website at: helenhayeshospital.org

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Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers for the Disabled
Boston, MA
$5,000

This grant will help to support the Active Placement program, which comes after the first year (New Placement) of a highly trained service monkey with an individual with paralysis, and provides ongoing oversight, advice on all behavioral, nutritional and veterinary needs, along with twenty-four hour emergency support.

Visit their website at: helpinghandsmonkeys.org

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Horses and the Handicapped of South Florida
Coconut Creek, FL
$3,000

This grant will help to support therapeutic riding services for children with cerebral palsy this North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) Premier Accredited center.

Visit their website at: handhmagic.org

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Eldora Special Recreation Program

Ignite Adaptive Sports
Boulder, CO
$5,000

This grant will help to provide tuition assistance for wounded veterans to enable them to participate in winter sports, particularly adapted snow skiing.

Visit their website at: igniteadaptivesports.org

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Independence First
Milwaukee, WI
$3,869

This grant will help to support Quad Rugby -- A Crashing Good Time, a project offering a team sport opportunity to people affected by paralysis.

Visit their website at: independencefirst.org

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Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch
Stewartville, MN
$2,000

This grant will help to support the modification of the Christopher Reeve rooms at Miracle Lodge, believed to be the only fully accessible motel in the country.

Visit their website at: ironwoodsprings.com

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Lakeshore Foundation
Birmingham, AL
$10,000

This grant will help to support the Operation Down Home: Family Recreation and Sports for Severely Injured US Military program, a new three-day camp designed to give severely injured US servicemen and women, including those with paralysis due to spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury, an opportunity to enjoy an active outing with their spouses and children age seven and older.

Visit their website at: lakeshore.org

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Leaps of Faith Disabled Waterskiers
Sandy Hook, CT
$2,500

This grant will help to support this program which teaches recreational and competitive adaptive skiing to all ages and all physical and developmental disabilities.
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Linking Employment, Abilities & Potential
Cleveland, OH
$7,590

This grant will help to fund High School/High Tech Career Exploration and Enrichment Program for Students with Disabilities, a community-based enrichment program designed to expose high school students with disabilities to science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEM) careers, ready them for post-secondary education and support them in pursuing STEM fields, an area of employment where people with disabilities are greatly under-represented.

Visit their website at: leapinfo.org

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Lions Camp Tatiyee
Mesa, AZ
$4,250

This grant will help to support one of the few residential summer camps nationwide that serves campers of all ages that use wheelchairs with a one-to-one counselor-to-camper ratio during three sessions.

Visit their website at: arizonalionscamp.org

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NeuroResources Outreach Services
Oklahoma City, OK
$5,000

This grant will help to support the expansion of NeuroResources Outreach Services, a free therapy clinic every Monday evening dedicated to individuals with spinal cord injury.

Visit their website at: neuroresourcesoutreach.org

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New Alternatives for Children
New York, NY
$3,143

This grant will help to support the Summer Recreation Program, which offers an array of quality cultural, educational and recreational activities and groups for children with severe disabilities and/or chronic illnesses.

Visit their website at: nac-inc.org

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New Jersey Fencing Alliance (NJFA)
Maplewood, NJ
$2,225

This grant will help to support the New Jersey Fencing Alliance Wheelchair Fencing Program.

Visit their website at: njfencingalliance.com

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Northwest Adaptive Sports
Seattle, WA
$2,000

This grant will help to support a project that provides an introduction to competitive adaptive sports opportunities with handcycling, wheelchair basketball, quad rugby, track/field, swimming and sitting volleyball.

Visit their website at: northwestadaptivesports.org

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Piers Park Sailing Center
East Boston, MA
$2,950

This grant will help to support HEAL on the Water, a program aimed at newly disabled individuals who have spinal cord injuries, disease, accidents, and military service-related injuries at a time in their lives when everything is different and they feel there is no hope.

Visit their website at: piersparksailing.org

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Professional Flair, Inc., dba Dancing Wheels
Cleveland, OH
$10,000

This grant will help to support the Dancing Wheels Company's Apprentice/Training Program, a comprehensive and multi-dimensional avenue for people with disabilities who are interested in achieving viable employment in the arts.

Visit their website at: gggreg.com/dancingwheels.htm

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Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camp
Peoria, IL
$8,000

This grant will help to support the Retreat and Refresh Stroke Camp Community Expansion Fund.

Visit their website at: strokecamp.org

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Sanford USD Medical Center
Sioux Falls, SD
$3,500

This grant will help to support the Adaptive Wellness Program, which was designed and developed and will be implemented in partnership with the Sanford Wellness Center/YMCA.

Visit their website at: sanfordhealth.org

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Southern Delaware Therapeutic & Recreational Horseback Riding
Nassau, DE
$2,340

This grant will help to support the therapeutic riding scholarship program for individuals with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and other conditions.

Visit their website at: sdtrhr.com

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The House, Inc.
Woodbridge, VA
$5,000

This grant will help to support the Fifth Annual 'A Cinderella Ball,' a very special prom night for middle and high school students with life-threatening illnesses and special needs.

Visit their website at: thehouse-inc.com

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The Lazarus House, A Center for Wellness
Houston, TX
$4,000

This grant will help to fund The Wellness Program, a low-cost health and wellness program for people living with chronic injury or illness, including spinal cord injury and many other situations involving paralysis.

Visit their website at: thelazarushouse.org

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The STAR Center
Jackson, TN
$5,000

This grant will help to support the Assistive Technology and Employment Solutions program, which provides an interactive learning environment where individuals facing the challenges of paralysis and other disabilities have access to evaluation, training, technology, employment, and support services to achieve their education, employment, and independent living goals.

Visit their website at: starcenter.tn.org

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Therapy Centers dba Challenge Center
La Mesa, CA
$15,253

This grant will help to support The Next Step Project, an intensive physical therapy and exercise-based neuro-retraining program for individuals with spinal cord Injury and others living with paralysis.

Visit their website at: challengecenter.org

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Trustees of The Corcoran Gallery of Art
Washington, DC
$10,000

This grant will help to support the Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration Exhibition scheduled for July 3, 2010 through September 12, 2010.

Visit their website at: corcoran.org

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Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports
Killington, VT
$4,000

This grant will help to underwrite the purchase of programmatic equipment to help expand adaptive sports and recreational opportunities for people with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and other conditions.

Visit their website at: vermontadaptive.org

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Warriors on Wheels
Albany, NY
$1,750

This grant will help to underwrite programmatic equipment for Warriors on Wheels, a nonprofit organization that uses strength and conditioning fitness training as a vehicle for individuals with disabilities to empower themselves to greater independence.
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Wintergreen Adaptive Sports
Wintergreen, VA
$3,720

This grant will help to support the Adaptive Sports Partners Program, which seeks to hasten the reintegration into society of people with recent spinal cord or brain injuries, through the introduction of alpine skiing, a mentor with a similar disability and the support of the local and national disabled sport community.

Visit their website at: skiwas.org

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Youth Challenge
Westlake, OH
$5,000

This grant will help to support a campership program that will enable ten children with paralysis to attend Youth Challenge summer camp in 2010, helping them to become more active and social in the world around them as well as promote their health and well-being.

Visit their website at: youthchallengesports.com

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