Ability Beyond has a presence in 90 communities in Fairfield, Litchfield, New Haven and Hartford Counties in CT and in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland and Dutchess Counties in NY. The agency is headquartered in Bethel, CT and Mt. Kisco, NY. Other geographic areas in CT include Bethel, Bridgeport, Bridgewater, Bristol, Brookfield, Danbury, Darien, Easton, Fairfield, Georgetown, Greenwich, Kent, Monroe, Naugatuck, New Britain, New Canaan, New Fairfield, New Haven, New Milford, Newington, Newtown, Norwalk, Oakville, Plainville, Prospect, Redding, Ridgefield, Sherman, Southbury, Southington, Southport, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Washington, Waterbury, Watertown, Weston, Westport, Wethersfield, Willimantic, Wilton, Wolcott and Woodbury.
Ability Beyond and the people we serve benefit from the agency's strong partnerships with businesses, advocacy networks and community organizations throughout Connecticut and New York, as well as fellow service providers.
The “Provider Collaboration Information Network” is a group of nonprofit providers of State- and federally-funded contract services for people living with disabilities. Other agencies in the network include ABD, ARI of Connecticut, STAR Inc., The Kennedy Center and Abilis.
Our board relationships are collaborations, as well. The agency’s volunteer Board of Directors and volunteer Board of Trustees are comprised of community leaders that steer the direction of programmatic services offered and help secure viable resources to fund the expansion of programs across the agency. The Board provides monetary support (100%) to Ability Beyond with 37 percent providing gifts-in-kind.
All Directors sit on at least one board committee and are involved in agency strategic planning for longer term plans and goals. The subcommittees include Governance, Financial Oversight, Mission Validation, Human Resources, Campaign Committee and the Executive Committee.
Corporate partnerships also help the agency’s bottom line through grant funding for specific programs and services, volunteer support such as through the United Way Day of Caring and with in-kind donations of products like office supplies and professional expertise.
Indirect Public Support HelpIndirect public support represents revenue received through solicitation campaigns. This includes funding United Way and other federated fundraising organizations, but does not include donor designated contributions.
Earned Revenue HelpEarned revenue represents income generated in direct exchange for a product or service.Earned income includes income from government contracts.
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