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WITH Foundation Reception Highlights

(Image Description: Photo of foam core poster that contains the text: WITH Community Reception Ed Roberts Campus withfoundation.org. Photo has a red ramp in the background.) A gathering of dedicated advocatesThe WITH Foundation Board of Directors invited local grantees, [...]

ASAN Releases Autism & Safety Toolkit

Toolkit developed by autistic self-advocatesIn 2015, WITH Foundation provided funding to the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) to support the health care initiatives of the ASAN Disability Policy Center, including the creation of four health policy tool kits focusing on [...]

WITH Grantee Profile: Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group – USA

Description: Four smiling women standing in front of a conference poster A WITH Foundation Grantee ProfileWho: The Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group (DSMIG-USA), a group of health professionals committed to promoting the optimal health care and wellness of individuals with DS [...]

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WITH Grantee Profile: The University of South Dakota Center for Disabilities

(Description: Group of 10 adults of all ages and races smiling)A WITH Foundation Grantee ProfileWho: The University of South Dakota Center for DisabilitiesWhat they do: The Center for Disabilities advocates for increased self-determination, independence and a satisfying quality of life [...]


Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 3:16am
"Philanthropy is a force for change and a natural convener" - Shira Ruderman, Executive Director of @RudermanFdn #Inclusion2017
Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at 1:03pm
Rep. Gregg Harper mentioned the need for telehealth in his comments at #inclusion2017. To learn more about WITH-supported telehealth projects, see: https://t.co/NPCGVsNY3z



Established in 2002, WITH Foundation (formerly known as Special Hope Foundation) is a private foundation. The Foundation’s initial grantmaking benefited the disability community. In 2011, the Foundation began to focus its support on organizations and projects that promote the establishment of comprehensive and accessible health care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Currently, the Foundation gives out around $750,000 each year and has provided (in total) more than $6.5 million in funding support.
WITHThursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 1:25pm
Happy Thanksgiving from WITH's Board of Directors and Executive Director! We are thankful for all those who work on accessible and comprehensive healthcare for individuals with developmental disabilities.

...and thanks to our Director of Communications, Laura Shumaker, for the photo.

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WITHMonday, November 20th, 2017 at 10:08am
Check out the highlights from last week's community reception https://withfoundation.org/with-foundation-reception-highlights/

(Image Description: WITH's Board of Directors poses for photo in a white room.)
WITHSunday, November 19th, 2017 at 11:24am
Our Executive Director, Ryan Easterly, is attending The Ruderman Family Foundation Inclusion Summit, which is going on for the next few days in Boston. To learn more about the Inclusion Summit, please see: http://inclusion2017.org #Inclusion2017

(Image Description: Photo of Summit badge that contains the text: Ryan Easterly, WITH Foundation, Attendee, In2017, Ruderman Inclusion Summit, #Inclusion2017. Summit badge is on a small orange table)

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