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Mini Grant Program

Grants to New Orleans Area, Louisiana Teachers
and Families to Assist Individuals with Autism

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Autism Society of Greater New Orleans (ASGNO)

Deadline Date:

10/31/17 Postmarked or Received

Description:

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Grants of up to $300 to New Orleans Area, Louisiana teachers and families to assist individuals affected by autism. Applications will be accepted on behalf of individuals living in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, and St. Tammany Parishes. The purpose of these grants is to help meet the educational or general needs of students, children, and adults with autism.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174966

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $300

Term of Contract:

Grant award recipients are to mail original receipts for all items purchased with the grant funds within 90 days of receipt of funds.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications are accepted from teachers and family members of individuals affected by Autism residing in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, and St. Tammany Parishes.

If you have been a Mini-Grant recipient in the past but did not submit the required receipts, you will not be eligible.

Funds are to be used to purchase the specific or similar items stated in the application. If substitutions are needed that are not a similar substitution, prior approval must first be obtained from ASGNO.

Additional Requirements:

-Teachers are required to obtain their principal’s signature on the application and submit a copy of their teaching certificate with their application.

-Parents are required to submit an IEP page that includes both the name and the exceptionality of Autism or an assessment for Autism for the child for whom they are trying to obtain funding.

-If you are requesting funding for assistive technology like a computer or iPad, you must attach a letter from your doctor or licensed therapist indicating how the device is expected to have a therapeutic benefit.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted October 1 - 31, 2017. Applications received or postmarked before October 1, 2017 or after October 31, 2017 are not eligible for consideration.

Recipients are notified before Thanksgiving (November 23, 2017).

Grant award recipients are to mail original receipts for all items purchased with the grant funds within 90 days of receipt of funds. Any unspent funds are to be refunded to ASGNO.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mail Mini-Grant application to:

ASGNO
P.O. Box 7028
Metairie, LA 70010

(504) 464-5733
Email contact form:
http://www.asgno.org/contact-us/

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana: Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, and St. Tammany Parishes