In the fourth quarter of 2016, the Coleman Foundation approved grants totaling $255,000 to non-profit organizations in support of human services programs. These grants advance strategies articulated in the Foundation's Impact Plans. Among those receiving grants in this program area are:
Orchard Village, IL
$75,000 – InnOVations Program
The proposal is to launch a new vocational day program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to engender new work skills and provide individualized work-site experience and employment options.
The Arts of Life, IL
$180,000 – Artist Enterprise Program
The proposal is to create educational offerings and supports for artist entrepreneurs with developmental disabilities so that their professional careers can achieve their highest potential.