Fort Wayne, Indiana, November 6, 2020
260.456.4534 ext. 344
Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana has received a $36,000 grant through the Youth Program Resilience Fund of Lilly Endowment Inc.
Easterseals Arc will use the grant to offset expenses related to providing support services to youths with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. With this funding, Easterseals Arc will be able to continue its commitment to making a profound, positive impact on the lives of individuals and families in Fort Wayne and surrounding communities.
Throughout the pandemic, Easterseals Arc has provided essential services to youths ages 5 to 18 through its Mini Dreamers, Dream Teens, Pre-Employment Services and Respite programs.
The grant to Easterseals Arc is one of 297 that Lilly Endowment has made through the Youth Program Resilience Fund to help youth-serving organizations across Indiana adapt their work to challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants from this fund are part of more than $170 million in grants Lilly Endowment has made to help organizations serve individuals and communities amid the pandemic.