Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc.

Nature-based Vocational Internships for Young People with Intellectual and Learning Disabilities in Essex and Dukes Counties

This one-year grant in the amount of $58,430 supports the creation of an internship program for young people with disabilities at three wildlife sanctuaries in eastern Massachusetts (serving Barnstable, Dukes, Essex, Nantucket Counties).

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Lincoln, MA
AMOUNT: $58,430 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2019
WEBSITE: https://www.massaudubon.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