Beneficent Technology, Inc.

Deepening the Impact of Bookshare for the Success of Students with Learning Disabilities

“This three-year grant of $200,000 will expand access and use rates for Bookshare, an extensive library of accessible texts.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Funds used specifically for Erie, Niagara, Barnstable, Dukes, Nantucket and Essex Counties
AMOUNT: $200,000 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2016

The phrases "Join the Conversation" and "Let's Talk Stigma" on either side of a microphone.


Join the Conversation: An Anti-Stigma Campaign

Back in the fall of 2015, a coalition of Erie County-based behavioral health providers, agencies, and funders began to take shape. The group, coming together as the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition, dedicated itself to addressing the negative perceptions that so many continue to have about mental health challenges and people who deal with these challenges. … Continued