The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Signature Programs
Since 2002, The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation has blazed trails in developing and funding community based programs in all aspects of life for adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Partnering and collaborating with leading experts and service providers, our model programs include: employment/vocational training; residential living; the arts; an array of recreational pursuits; health and wellness; social/independent living skills; educational advancement; and entrepreneurial endeavors.
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Ignition Grant Programs at UJA Federation of New York
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation is extremely proud to partner with UJA Federation of New York to co-fund and ignite the development of much-needed programs that better the lives of young adults and adults with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Our shared objective is to have the UJA Federation of New York family of service providers take the models that have been developed and implemented by the Ignition Grantees, and use them as blueprints for creating their own such programs.
For more information about the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Ignition Grant Programs and to obtain materials and model blueprints contact the UJA Federation of New York at:
Planning Associate, Caring Commission
UJA Federation of New York
130 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Leader in Adult Autism Award
Since its inception in 2016, The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Leader in Adult Autism Award is presented annually at the national conference of the Autism Society of America.The purpose of this award is to recognize those individuals, organizations, service providers, employers and professionals who exemplify the attributes of determination and vision that inspire all of us to realize and embrace that adults diagnosed with ASD have diverse strengths and capabilities and that we as a society are enhanced by their talents and contributions. Both the Autism Society of America and The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation believe that opportunities for individuals to live the fullest lives possible are a matter of human rights.
To learn more about the 2016 honoree, Matt Resnik visit http://www.smilebiscotti.com
2017 recipient of The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Leader in Adult Autism award was Rising Tide Car Wash. To learn more about Rising Tide Car Wash, click here.
The 2019 recipient Kerry Magro is one of the leading advocates, authors and influencers in the Autism community as well as inspiration to many. Kerry was diagnosed as a child with Autism and now uses his first-hand experiences to enlighten the world. To learn more about Kerry Magro, click here.
The Danny Fiddle Arts Enrichment Program
The purpose of The Danny Fiddle Arts Enrichment Fund is to create community-based opportunities for Gillen Brewer students to participate in arts related programs and curriculum that will enhance their studies and participation in community life. It is our hope that students for many years to come will enjoy stimulating and educational opportunities in community arts endeavors, just as Danny did as a Gillen Brewer student.
To learn more or donate directly to this program visit the Gillen Brewer website then scroll down to The Danny Fiddle Arts Enrichment Fund