The MENTOR Network Charitable Foundation Announces Q3 FY 2015 Community Partner Grant Recipients
20 August 2015
The MENTOR Network Charitable Foundation is pleased to announce that 10 organizations have recently been awarded grants through the Foundation’s Community Partners program for the third quarter of 2015. Community Partners are change agents within human services that are either delivering innovative care or developing new ideas and models for doing so. They are results oriented, leveraging resources and knowledge to positively impact individuals and communities and transform society’s vision of and approach to its most vulnerable members.
Among the Q3 Community Partners is Goodwill of KYOWVA Area, Inc., in Huntington, WV.
Goodwill of KYOWVA Area, Inc.
Innovative Employability Program
Goodwill of KYOWVA Area, Inc., is a nonprofit human services agency and network of not-for-profit businesses serving five West Virginia counties and four Kentucky counties, whose mission is to empower people to overcome employment barriers and to help strengthen individuals, families and communities- specifically those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Goodwill’s Innovative Employability Program embodies strategies to positively affect the employment rate of individuals with disabilities, and links individuals to innovative avenues of holistic job training, internships and placement. Funding from The MENTOR Network Charitable Foundation will support a 30-member cohort of the program in 2015-2016.
About the Community Partners Program
For more information, visit the Community Partners section of our Charitable Foundation website.