Would you like to learn more about your child’s diagnosis? Does your child have medical needs not covered by your insurance? We may have funding opportunities that can help!
- Conference Fund. Parents may apply for a grant to attend a conference related to their child’s diagnosis. Covered expenses may include registration, lodging, and travel costs. The maximum grant is $100 for a conference in Vermont and $200 for a conference that is out-of-state.
- Flutie Fund. There is no funding available at this time. Please check back. When funding is available, families who have children age 0 to 22 with an autism diagnosis may request up to $200 for needed equipment, respite, camp, therapies, emergency childcare, or to attend a conference related to their child’s diagnosis. There is a limit of one grant per family for each calendar year. When funding is available, complete either a fillable application or a printable application and mail (or email) it to the attention of Jamie.Rainville@vtfn.org. Funds are made available through the generosity of the Doug Flutie Foundation.
- The Joe Shook Fund. Parents may apply for up to $100 to help offset a current distinct need. This fund is available through the generosity of others, donations are always welcome.
- Medically Necessary Supplemental Fund. Income-eligible families of children with special health needs (birth to 21) may apply for up to $1,000 per 12 month period for their child’s unmet medically necessary needs such as equipment, medications, travel, and therapies. Printable flyer.
- Support Group Fund. Parents interested in starting a new support group may apply for a $200 grant to help offset the costs of startup. We will support you in the startup, and will help spread the word.
- Grant Funding Resource List. Here is a list of other Grant Funding Resources.