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Grants

Quality of Life Grants: 1st Cycle 2011: Actively Achieving

Quality of Life Grant Winner

AbilityFirst
Pasadena, CA
$4,000

This grant will increase accessibility at Camp Paivika, a 10-acre mountain retreat that is fully accessible to children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities.

Visit their website at www.abilityfirst.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Adaptive Sports Program Of Ohio
Wooster, OH
$6,640

This grant will help to support Northeast Ohio Power Soccer, which will provide power soccer to individuals that use power wheelchairs in Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Wooster and Ashland areas in the State of Ohio.

Visit their website at www.ohioadaptivesports.com.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital of Maryland (ARHM)
Rockville, MD
$10,000

This grant will help to support the purchase and installation of the ZeroG Overground Gait and Balance Training System to help patients of all abilities to practice a wide range of intensive gait and balance activities in a safe and controlled environment.

Visit their website at www.adventisthealthcare.com/arhm.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Association for Handicapped Recreation, Inc.
DBA Specialized Needs Recreation

Coeur d'Alene, ID
$4,800

This grant will help to support Camp Allstars, which offers a six-hour-day camp 70 days of the year to children with disabilities ages 4 to 21.

Visit their website at www.zandzproductions.com/SNR.htm.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Athletes Serving Athletes, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
$6,000

This grant will help to support Wings for Wheels: Sports Mentoring Program for Youth with Disabilities.

Visit their website at www.athletesservingathletes.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Axis Dance Company
Oakland, CA
$7,500

This grant will help to support Dance Access & Dance Access/KIDS! Programs that engage youth and adults with and without disabilities in dance classes, workshops, master classes, teacher trainings, assembly programs, and performances.

Visit their website at www.axisdance.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic And Regatta
Portsmouth, RI
$7,128

This grant will help to support the full-day clinic and three-day regatta, a training program for disabled sailors with Paralympic aspirations.

Visit their website at clagettregatta.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Cape Cod YMCA
West Barnstable, MA
$3,990

This grant will help to underwrite the cost of two KRANKcycles to allow members that use wheelchairs to work out with a friend or exercise partner.

Visit their website at www.ymcacapecod.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Carolinas Healthcare Foundation
Charlotte, NC
$6,000

This grant will help to support the Adaptive Sports & Adventures Program (ASAP), which has the mission to provide competitive and recreational adaptive sports opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities in the community we serve and to support and promote the achievement of personal goals of adaptive athletes.

Visit their website at www.carolinasrehabilitation.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

City of Gladwin, Michigan
Gladwin, Michigan
$5,000

This grant will help to fund accessible playground equipment at the Gladwin City Park and Campground, which in addition to providing accessible recreation to community members with paralysis and their families, is the site for year-round community events.

Visit their website at www.gladwin.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Civitan Foundation of Arizona/Southern Nevada
Phoenix, AZ
$3,500

This grant will help to provide scholarships that will allow individuals living with paralysis in Arizona and adjoining parts of the Southwest to enjoy the unique benefits of the summer camp experience--including hiking, sports, recreation, arts, social opportunities, field trips, and much more.

Visit their website at www.campcivitan.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Dakota State University
Madison, SD
$12,469

This grant will help to fund Increasing Access to On-Line Education, a project designed to teach persons with motor disabilities resulting from paralysis, spinal cord, or other injuries to adapt and utilize voice recognition software in order to fully access and complete on-line college programs.

Visit their website at www.dsu.edu.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Environmental Traveling Companions
San Francisco, CA
$1,950

This grant will help to support one- to three-day educational outdoor adventures through kayak, river rafting, and cross-country skiing programs.

Visit their website at www.etctrips.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Family YMCA of Black Hawk County
Waterloo, IA
$7,785

This grant will help to make the aquatics programs at the facility, which include a lap pool and an instructional pool, accessible to individuals with motor impairments.

Visit their website at www.familyymcabhc.com.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Freedom's Wings International
Coopersburg, PA
$2,000

This grant will help to support an outreach event for military veterans with disabilities, and will provide sailplane rides to 20 military veterans with spinal cord injuries.

Visit their website at www.freedomswings.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Greater New Orleans Miracle League
New Orleans, LA
$10,500

This grant will help to support the Miracle Field, a custom-designed sports field that accommodates wheelchairs and other walking-assistance devices so that children with disabilities can hit, run, catch, and kick.

Visit their website at www.gnomiracleleague.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Gro-Warren, Inc.
Warren, PA
$6,130

This grant will help to support Crescent Park Rehabilitation, including construction of a state-of-the-art wheelchair accessible playground that will provide both ground level and elevated accessible play components.

Visit their website at www.growarrenpa.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Holyoke Rows
Holyoke, MA
$1,969

This grant will help to support the accessible community kayak project, which involves making the current community kayak program more accessible by the addition of a kayak equipped with outriggers for stability, a high back chair for support and a lightweight adaptive paddle.

Visit their website at www.holyokerows.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Keshet Dance Company
Albuquerque, NM
$5,000

This grant will help to support Dance and Diversity: Keshet's 2011Nutcracker on the Rocks, an original, annual holiday performance which provides the opportunity for individuals with physical disabilities to fully experience the joy of dance.

Visit their website at www.keshetdance.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Kingston Revved Up
Kingston, Ontario
Canada
$15,000

This grant will help to support Onward and Upward: Enhancing and Sustaining Kingston Revved Up Services, aimed to sustain and supplement Revved Up activities with a group-based physical activity counseling program that teaches members the skills to increase their activity levels to meet the guidelines.

Visit their website at www.queensu.ca/skhs/Revvedup.html.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Ladacin Network
Wanamassa, NJ
$7,500

This grant will help to support Ryan's Place, An Inclusive Specialized Playground at The Schroth Center.

Visit their website at www.ladacin.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Los Angeles Art Association
Los Angeles, CA
$10,000

This grant will help to support Equity For All Artists, a highly visible one-week art exhibition opening at Gallery 825 on August 19, 2011 and running through August 26, 2011.

Visit their website at www.laaa.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Madison School District 321
Madison, ID
$5,000

This grant will help to support the construction of Playtime for Everyone (Equal-Access Playground) at Burton Elementary School.

Visit their website at d321.k12.id.us/main/alternative.html.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Move Along, Inc.
Liverpool, NY
$12,500

This grant will help to purchase adult and child sports wheelchairs to enable the wheelchair basketball program Rebound to grow exponentially, and will ensure that current members as well as new members have quality playing time with proper equipment.

Visit their website at www.movealonginc.com.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital
Baltimore, MD
$12,500

This grant will help to underwrite the purchase of state-of-the-art Bioness® Electrical Stimulation Equipment for use in the Adaptive Equipment Rehabilitation Clinic.

Visit their website at www.mwph.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

National Sports Center For The Disabled
Denver, CO
$5,000

This grant will help to support the Sponsor-An-Athlete scholarship program, which allows the NSCD to provide low-income families, including individuals with spinal cord injuries, scholarships to cover the modest program fees.

Visit their website at www.nscd.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

New England Disabled Sports
Lincoln, NH
$8,000

This grant will help to support the New England Disabled Sports Fishing Program.

Visit their website at www.nedisabledsports.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

North Carolina Community Sailing and Rowing
Huntersville, NC
$5,000

This grant will help to support the Adaptive Sailing Fleet, which is intended for anyone who can use a manual wheelchair, who wishes to remain active both physically and mentally, who wants to experience the challenges associated with sailing and sailboat racing.

Visit their website at www.nccsailrow.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association
Addison, IL
$4,000

This grant will help to support the Adaptive Sports Program, which serves nearly 200 youth and adults with physical disabilities through year-round adaptive sports programs and special events.

Visit their website at www.nedsra.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Paralyzed Veterans Of America, Buckeye Chapter
Euclid, OH
$6,200

This grant will help to support member participation in the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on or August 1, 2011 through August 6, 2011.

Visit their website at www.buckeyepva.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Paralyzed Veterans Of America, Omaha
Omaha, NE
$10,000

This grant will help to fund the Nebraska Sled Hockey Program. Sled hockey is a sport designed to allow participants who have a physical disability to play the game of ice hockey.

Visit their website at www.greatplainspva.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Power Paws Assistance Dogs
Scottsdale, AZ
$6,128

This grant will help to fund the Expansion of Breeding Program, which will underwrite the purchase of two American Kennel Club Golden Retriever females, with unlimited registration, to use as breeders.

Visit their website at www.azpowerpaws.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

RISB Foundation DBA Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation
Santa Barbara, CA
$7,500

This grant will help to support the Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp 2011, held annually in July at the University of California at Santa Barbara Recreation Center.

Visit their website at www.cottagehealthsystem.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

RISE Adventures
Irving, TX
$6,060

This grant will help to support the Quad Rugby Weekly Recreational Program and Hand Cycling Weekly Recreational Program, which are both therapeutic adaptive recreational programs that operate 45 weeks per year.

Visit their website at www.riseadventures.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Rochester Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
Rochester, NY
$15,000

This grant will help to support DriveOn, which provides driver evaluation, training, and adaptive equipment consultation to people with disabilities so that they can learn to drive safely and independently.

Visit their website at www.rochesterrehab.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Saratoga Rowing Association
Saratoga Springs, NY
$4,200

This grant will help to support an initiative to create a permanent program to offer rowing as a recreational and/or competitive sport to people with disabilities.

Visit their website at www.saratogarowing.com.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Spina Bifida Resource Network
Flemington, NJ
$9,000

This grant will help to support Kids on the Move (KOM), a series of 6 events throughout New Jersey and New York that will consist of an inclusive, accessible athletic activity for children living with Spina Bifida ages 5-21, a nutritious food preparation demonstration, and an informative seminar for parents and caregivers.

Visit their website at www.thesbrn.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Sportable Richmond Adaptive Sports And Recreation
Richmond, VA
$4,810

This grant will help to support the Sportable Kickers Power Wheelchair Soccer Program.

Visit their website at www.sportable.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Staten Island Multiple Sclerosis Group, Inc.
Staten Island, NY
$4,270

This grant will help to support Whistle OutLoud, an arts program for individuals with multiple sclerosis, which will provide the opportunity for members to learn to play as individuals and as a group and eventually interact with other musicians in the community-at-large, culminating in a musical presentation at a community venue.

Visit their website at www.simg.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Step It Up Recovery Center
Longwood, FL
$3,500

This grant will help to support the Accessible Fitness Equipment Fund, and specifically will help to underwrite the purchase of a piece of exercise equipment (SCI-Fit Upper Body Ergometer) that will encourage fitness and improve the mobility of program clients.

Visit their website at www.stepituprecovery.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Summit Assistance Dogs
Anacortes, WA
$6,250

This grant will help to fund the addition of a part-time dog trainer to help increase assistance dog placements for people with physical disabilities by 4-6 dogs each year.

Visit their website at www.summitdogs.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Sun Valley Adaptive Sports Program
Ketchum, ID
$10,000

This grant will help to support the Higher Ground Flight School, which will utilize recent technological breakthroughs to provide the world's first adaptive paragliding program, with the goal of having participants achieve independent flight.

Visit their website at www.svasp.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Telluride Adaptive Sports Program (TASP)
Telluride, CO
$8,000

This grant will help to support participant scholarships for the 2011 Moab Mania camps. TASP will be running two Moab camps this year—one multi-sport camp (biking, rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, and rock climbing) for disabled veterans, and one bike and raft camp for non-military participants.

Visit their website at www.tellurideadaptivesports.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

That Uppity Theatre Company
Saint Louis, MO
$8,477

This grant will help to support The DisAbility Project, a touring educational theatrical ensemble that performs original material about the culture of disability to a variety of audiences and venues including schools, corporations, social service agencies, cultural institutions, conferences, special events, and communities of faith.

Visit their website at www.uppityco.com.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

The Children's Center for the Physically Disabled
Winston-Salem, NC
$8,300

This grant will help to support therapeutic horseback riding for preschool and school-age children with disabilities ages 3 to 11 years.

Visit their website at www.wsfcs.k12.nc.us.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Touch The Future
Tucker, GA
$3,000

This grant will help to support A LINK & ReBoot™ Paraylsis Project (Advocacy Lifelong Independence Necessary Knowledge), which will provide scholarships for evaluation, training, loans and assistive technology.

Visit their website at www.touchthefuture.us.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Sacramento
Sacramento, CA
$4,500

This grant will help to support the UCP Saddle Pals -- Horses for Heroes program. UCP has had great success with the Saddle Pals adaptive horseback riding program and will now offer the service to disabled servicemen and women and veterans.

Visit their website at www.ucpsacto.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

University of Alabama Disability Sports
Tuscaloosa, AL
$6,160

This grant will help to support the University of Alabama Wheelchair Basketball Summer Camp, which hosts kids with spinal cord injuries from across the United States.

Visit their website at www.uads.ua.edu.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

University of Montana at Missoula
New Directions Wellness Center

Missoula, MT
$16,800

This grant will help to provide the University of Montana Outdoor Equipment Rental Program with 7 handcycles to be added to its regular inventory, which will be made available for rental to locals and tourists alike to enjoy some of the most beautiful and accessible biking trails in the country that Missoula and Western Montana have to offer.

Visit their website at www.health.umt.edu.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Upward Foundation
Phoenix, AZ
$5,000

This grant will help to support the Glendale Pediatric Therapy Program, which provides services to children and young adults from infancy through 22 years.

Visit their website at www.upwardfoundation.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Vermont Achievement Center
Rutland, VT
$4,100

This grant will help to support the Mitchell Therapy Pool, an indoor, heated and specially equipped therapy pool for adults and children, and is the only therapy pool in central Vermont.

Visit their website at www.vacvt.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Vermont Institute Of Natural Science
Quechee, VT
$5,000

This grant will help to support the construction of the Universally Accessible Nature Trail at the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center.

Visit their website at www.vinsweb.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

Walton Foundation for Independence
Augusta, GA
$3,072

This grant will help to expand the Community Outreach Programs. This will be accomplished by increasing the number of children sent to Camp To Be Independent (Camp TBI), growing the Adaptive Golf Program, holding the first wheelchair tennis tournament, and sustaining four support groups for patients and their families (Augusta Stroke Support Group, Brain Injury Support Group, Amputee Support Group and Spinal Injury Support Group.)

Visit their website at www.wrh.org.
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Quality of Life Grant Winner

YMCA of Coastal Georgia
Savannah, GA
$10,000

This grant will help to support the Spinal Cord Injury/Stroke Personal Training program, an intense and rigorous physical training program designed to assist in the rehabilitation of people living with a spinal cord injury or who have been affected by a stroke.

Visit their website at www.ymcaofcoastalga.org.
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