Culver City, CA (July 23, 2015) – Exceptional Children’s Foundation (ECF) is pleased to announce the award of a grant from The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation. This grant for ECF’s Supported Employment Program will help provide an array of services to assist adults with developmental disabilities to gain employment and succeed in jobs in the community. The program offers interest assessments, job matching and placement, on-the-job training and support, and case management. Current job placements include the aerospace industry, retail, food service, janitorial services, and the automotive industry.
“This grant will allow us to maintain the great variety of employment opportunities available to our clients. Working in the community endows our clients with greater independence, increased self-confidence and a sense of belonging. We are grateful to The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation for their generous support,” said Scott Bowling, President and CEO of ECF.
“Our associates bring diverse perspectives and interests to Capital, including the causes they support. We’re inspired to join them, actively helping to make things better – together – for as many lives as we can,” explained Alyson Sattler, Senior Manager of Contributions.
Capital Group is a worldwide investment management firm that encourages its associates to invest in their communities through donations and volunteer work. Capital Group and The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation enhance that support with additional funding in the form of grants and matching gifts. During the past 10 years, they have contributed more than $200 million to charitable organizations around the world. Learn more about Capital Group at https://www.thecapitalgroup.com.
About Exceptional Children’s Foundation
Exceptional Children’s Foundation (ECF) provides the highest quality services for children and adults who are challenged with developmental, learning and emotional disabilities – empowering them to reach their greatest potential. Each year, ECF serves more than 3,700 clients and their families at 15 program sites, in clients’ homes, and in community settings throughout Los Angeles County. Established in 1946, ECF is the only organization of its kind in California to provide a lifespan of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. To learn more, visit www.ECF.net and connect on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ConnectwithECF.