Empower

Startup Costs: Empower at Home

“This one-year grant in the amount of $52,460 supports Empower at Home, a pilot project to provide family and individual support for transitions to independent living and housing options.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Niagara Falls, NY
AMOUNT: $52,460 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2017
WEBSITE: http://empower-wny.org/


Gigi’s Playhouse: Providing a Welcoming Community Space for Individuals Living with Down Syndrome in Western New York

A former beauty school in Buffalo is now a lively gathering place for people with Down syndrome and their families. The spacious, welcoming site is GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo, a local organization connected to the GiGi’s Playhouse national network of 51 Down syndrome Achievement Centers. Renovations to the space were complete and Executive Director Emily Mondschein … Continued