Grant will support recreation opportunities for people with disabilities in Allegany and Steuben Counties
The Arc Allegany-Steuben, a not-for-profit organization supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Allegany and Steuben Counties, has been awarded $25,540 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support The Arc Allegany-Steuben’s recreation opportunities.
NYSARC Trust Services administers supplemental needs trusts (SNT) and pooled trusts that can make dramatic improvements to the lives of people with disabilities by enabling individuals to maintain financial eligibility for Medicaid and other means-tested government benefit programs. For 2022, NYSARC Trust Services is proud to fulfill its commitment to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities by awarding a total of $3,189,968 to The Arc New York Chapters statewide.
This year, The Arc Allegany-Steuben received $25,540 to develop new recreational opportunities and enrich the lives of more than 100 athletes it serves through its Green Machine athletics program. The Arc Allegany-Steuben utilized the recreation grant funds to continue and expand its sport/athlete program offerings; bocce, bowling, softball, track & field, basketball and dance.
To learn more about the supports and services offered by The Arc Allegany-Steuben, visit www.thearcas.org.