The Accessible Community Fund will award up to 50% of the total project cost for community organizations to make improvements to universal public accessibility to upgrade existing accessibility features.
A key component of the new Accessible Community Fund is that The Ability Center is matching every dollar donated to the fund from corporate partners and will award those funds as a matching grant to community organizations.
Audio signals and loops and lighting/color contrasting for visually impaired
Barrier free washrooms
Ramps, power door operators, accessible doors, and levered handles
Accessible portion of community playground
Elevators, lifts, and other mobility assistive devices
Supporting projects in East Toledo
“Toledo Refining Company is proud to be able to make this donation, to move our community one step closer to being the most disability-friendly community in the country, and to help launch this innovative non-profit/for-profit partnership for the benefit of our community,” said Chris Shultz, Community Affairs Advisor for Toledo Refining Company.