Cape Abilities, Inc.

The Growing Futures Training Program at Cape Abilities Farm

“Cape Abilities is implementing the Growing Future Training Program. Through Growing Futures, Cape Abilities seeks to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities. The organization will partner with local businesses and provide them with training along with supporting them in hiring and retaining people with disabilities. Job participants will learn core competencies required to work in the green industry. An overarching goal is that participants will gain skills that allow them to work more independently.

Cape Abilities plans to recruit 12 participants into the Growing Futures program. Individuals will receive person-centered training that incorporates the goals and interests of each individual to prepare them to secure and succeed in competitive employment.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
AMOUNT: $120,000 over Three Years

Massachusetts Audubon Internship Program

Photo:  Interns on a field day collecting live specimens at local tidepools.  For completion of their year-long internships, the interns were awarded a hat, a certificate of service award, and a Nature Hero pin. Tower Foundation grants awarded in 2019 and 2021 have helped the Massachusetts Audubon  Society (Mass Audubon) pilot a program that creates … Continued