The Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) has announced Direct Services Workforce Investment Grants to help eligible providers of home and community-based services invest in their vital staff. Easterseals Arc will use these funds to thank our DSPs with retention bonuses.
The English, Bonter, Mitchell Foundation recently awarded a grant of $75,000 to Easterseals Arc to support the purchase and implementation of a care management platform.
Easterseals Arc has received a $10,000 grant from the Magee-O’Connor Foundation to support neurodiversity workforce training efforts.
The three Easterseals affiliates serving Indiana honored Kelly Mitchell, director of Indiana’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitation Services (DDRS), at their second annual Legislator Appreciation Lunch.
Lincoln Financial Foundation has awarded a $30,000 grant to Easterseals Arc to help enhance employability and independence for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Edward M. and Mary McCrea Wilson Foundation has awarded a grant of $5,000 to Easterseals Arc for assistive technology for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The M.E. Raker Foundation recently awarded a $20,000 grant to Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana to support neurodiversity workforce training efforts.
The Foellinger Foundation has awarded a grant totaling $390,000 over three years to support the operations of Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana, with a focus on employment services and wellness coordination.
Easterseals RISE has named Nick Lyster as director of programs. In the newly created position, Lyster will oversee programming and services at Easterseals RISE locations in Angola and Auburn as well as in the community.
The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne (CFGFW) has awarded a $15,000 grant to Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana in support of neurodiversity workforce training efforts.
Easterseals Passages has named Bianca Alvarez as director of programs. In the newly created position, she will oversee programs and services delivered at the Creative Learning Center on Oak Street as well as in the community.
CARF International has awarded a three-year accreditation to Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana services. The accreditation applies to Easterseals Arc in Fort Wayne, Easterseals Passages in Columbia City and Easterseals RISE in Angola and Auburn.