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Access for All Abilities Mini Grant Initiative

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Overview

2017 marks the Sherlock Center's ninth year of the Access for All Abilities Mini-Grant initiative. To date, 40 businesses and organizations have received more than $88,000 to increase access to social, leisure, recreational and cultural activities for individuals with disabilities. The Sherlock Center, Rhode Island's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), receives funding for this initiative through the United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Developmental Disabilities. The next grant cycle will take place in fall 2018. To receive related announcement please click here to join our mailing list .

Purpose

The grant program´┐Żs purpose is to increase access for people with disabilities to social, leisure, recreational and cultural activities offered to the public by Rhode Island businesses and organizations. Non-profit organizations, businesses, and city and town government agencies are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility

AAA Grant applicants must be businesses or organizations currently offering social, leisure, recreational, and/or cultural activities to the general public in Rhode Island. Non-profit organizations, businesses, and city or town government agencies, which serve the general public, are encouraged to apply. However, entities, organizations, or programs whose primary missions are disability-focused are not eligible for AAA grants.

Review Criteria

A panel of representatives from the Sherlock Center, including individuals with disabilities, will evaluate applications according to the following criteria: Examples of supportable projects include: purchase or development of specialized equipment or product to enhance accessibility; sensitivity or specific skill training for employees; modifications to an existing activity to accommodate people with disabilities; seed money for a larger project or strategic planning. These are just a few suggestions. We encourage innovative thinking!

AAA Grants will not fund: Questions

If you have any questions, please contact:

Bernice Panicci
bpanicci@ric.edu
401-456-4773

Mary Anne Pallack
mpallack@ric.edu
401-456-8882




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