Grant Opportunities

United States: Avery-Fuller-Welch Children’s Foundation Grant Program

United States: Avery-Fuller-Welch Children’s Foundation Grant Program

Deadline: 12-Nov-21

The Avery-Fuller-Welch Children’s Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant Program to provide grants that allow low-income families with children in need of educational, speech, psychological, and/or physical therapy to have access to those professional services.

Funding Information
The foundation provides grants in the range of $3,000-$10,000, with an average of $6,000.
Eligibility Criteria
Avery-Fuller-Welch Children’s Foundation provides grants that allow low-income families with children in need of supportive, remedial therapy to have access to those professional services.
Grants are made for:
Speech Therapy (including devices, such as hearing aids)
Psychotherapy
Remedial Education
Physical and/or Occupational Therapy (including devices that help mobility and functionality)
Note: The foundation’s focus is on providing grants for treatment/therapy. The foundation will consider payment of assessments for up to $2,500on a case by case basis, only when it is part of a grant for comprehensive treatment.
Grants are paid to:
The service provider/practitioner administering restorative therapy for children (24 years of age or younger) diagnosed with a remedial disability, from low-income families.
Grant selection is based upon:
Evidence of a strong motivation in the child, the therapist, and the family. In partnership with the Foundation, the therapist is required to provide a discount on services for the child. Families are encouraged to contribute to the cost if possible.
Favorable prognosis for achieving independent functioning or significant progress towards the goals set forth within the date parameters of the grant period.
Inability to pay or obtain full support elsewhere.
Grants are limited to services provided to residents of the following Bay Area counties:
Alameda
Contra Costa
Marin
San Francisco
San Mateo
For more information, visit https://www.afwchildrensfoundation.org/

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