A Community Reimagined

In 2016, the “1,000-year flood” killed 23 people, destroyed 1,500 homes, and damaged many other in West Virginia. Dozens of schools were damaged and bridges were washed out. Water accumulations in White Sulphur Springs reached up to 8.29 inch in 24 hours. But that is not the only thing this 3,000-person “city” is known for. […]

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Find Your Home with DOF!

As the nation’s first for-sale neighborhood created for people with disabilities, Luna Azul provides so much more than just a place to live. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, it is a gated yet freeing community for all adults. Luna Azul offers two- and three-bedrooms homes designed with modern appliances, open living spaces, a personal outdoor area, […]

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Harvest Outreach Center

HOC, a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation, was founded in 2004 by Martha Houck, a Licensed Professional Counselor (“LPC”) (retired) and Carrington Connelly, a fifth-grade teacher. The founders noted that children in their respective fields were lacking the support they needed, and that there were gaps in educational services for children with special needs. HOC seeks to […]

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DOF Provides $2,000,000 for the Creation of Four Drug Addiction and Primary Care Service Centers

Lotus Healthcare Group is a newly formed enterprise that will own, develop and operate patient-centered healthcare clinics to provide opioid dependent patients with a higher level of comprehensive care than other available options currently offered. LHG will provide a “whole patient” approach to treat substance use disorders by combining a Patient-Centered Medical Home (“PCMH”) concept […]

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DOF Provides Predevelopment Funds for Affordable Housing Project in WI

Movin’ Out is a not-for-profit developer and mortgage provider serving the low-income resident community in Wisconsin. Movin’ Out was founded under the premise of providing integrated housing opportunities for individuals with disabilities, families with a member with a disability as well as veterans across the state. For over 25 years, Movin’ Out has focused its […]

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Gulf Coast Housing Partners with DOF Again!

GCHP is a nonprofit real estate development company that is based in New Orleans and works throughout the Gulf South region. Its mission is to revitalize the Gulf Coast through transformative development. GCHP was established in 2006 after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated communities throughout the region. The organization develops affordable and supportive housing, and, […]

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Disability Opportunity Fund Awards Over $500,000 of Grants to Organizations Improving Lives of People with Disabilities Through Its Inaugural DOF Cares Program

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY, June 21, 2019 To celebrate the 29th Anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act (July 26, 2019) the Disability Opportunity Fund (DOF) through its Inaugural DOF Cares Program has awarded over $500,000 in grants twenty nine (29) organizations who are working to improve the lives of people with disabilities. For the last […]

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Welcome Back, Etta Israel!

The Tikvah Etta and Lazear Israel Center for the Developmentally Disabled (ETTA) is a social services provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities such as autism and Down syndrome in West Hollywood, CA. Founded in 1993, ETTA’s full spectrum of services allows people with disabilities to live independent, included, and active lives. ETTA’s services […]

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Increasing the Reach of a First-Class Organization

Achieve Behavioral Health (ABH) provides a multitude of health-related services for patients and their families. Services include food for the sick, volunteer transportation, free loan of medical equipment, comprehensive services and programs for children suffering from terminal illness, health education, and senior citizens programming including case management and financial support. Bikur Cholim’s mission is to […]

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