Empowerment Area


2019-21 Community Grants

  • The Philadelphia Autism Project: Drexel University
  • Community Conversation: Institute on Disabilities at Temple University
  • What is a Relationship and How to Have a Relationship as a Part of an Everyday Life: Montgomery County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Disability and Early Intervention Program
  • Duquesne University-ACHIEVA Pilot 2.0 Program: Duquesne University
  • Support Groups for Hearing-Impaired Refugees: Jewish Family and Children’s Services
  • Inclusion for Artists and Musicians with Disabilities: Resources for Human Development

2020-22 Community Grants

  • Community Chats on Accessibility: Abilities in Motion
  • Emergency Preparedness: Center for Independent Living of South-Central PA
  • Training for CareerLink Personnel: Community Integrated Services
  • Inclusive Communities Promotion: PA Education for All Coalition
  • Support for Getting off the Waiting List: Vision for Equality
  • Accessibility and Community Youth Organizations: Mikayla’s Voice

Systems Change Grants


Social Change Grants


Community Response Projects

  • Covid-19 and Transition Process: The Next Step Programs
  • Self-advocacy Training Academy: The ARC of PA
  • Civic Engagement Conference: Integrate for Good
  • Inclusion and Friendship Resources: Mikayla’s Voice
  • Employment Training: Sensory Friendly Cities
  • Employment Training for Students with Autism: Drexel – Transition Pathways
  • Virtual Learning Accessibility Training – Temple University
  • Trauma Informed Training on Impact of Isolation: Carousel Connections
  • Guides and Folders for Emergency Preparedness: Community Resources for Independence
  • Virtual Exercise Academy: Assoc. for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
  • Virtual Social and Leisure Classes: Bancroft Neurohealth

General Council Grants