Gigi’s Playhouse, Inc.

Start-Up Funds for GiGi's Playhouse in Erie County, NY

Using local volunteer talent, GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo will coordinate the delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based, and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome at a brick and mortar location. GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo will draw from a set of established programs offered at GiGi’s Playhouses across the country to provide support for gross motor, fine motor, cognitive, developmental fitness, and speech and language skills. (Erie & Niagara Counties)

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $119,600 Over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2019


Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued