Access for All Abilities (AAA) mini-grant opportunities

PROVIDENCE, RI – The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities at Rhode Island College is soliciting applications from organizations and businesses offering social, leisure, recreational and cultural activities in Rhode Island for “Access for All Abilities” (AAA) mini-grants.

The Sherlock Center will award up to four grants in 2014. Organizations may apply for a grant of up to $2,500. To date, twenty-two businesses and organizations have been awarded a total of $47,500 in grant funding.

The grant program’s 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, city and town government agencies are encouraged to apply.

For more information, or to obtain an online application, visit or call (401) 456-8072. The deadline for applications is May15, 2014.

The mission of the Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities is to promote membership of individuals with disabilities in school, work and community. The Sherlock Center, Rhode Island’s University Center for Excellence, receives funding for this initiative through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Developmental Disabilities.

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