Department/Area: Education, Sciences, Community, Agriculture, Business, Nursing, Arts & Humanities, Social Research
Title: Early Childhood Mini-Grants Program
Brief Description: The sponsor provides grants aimed to stimulate new ideas and innovation among those working with very young children and their families. These grants help organizations improve social and emotional development in children, ages birth to six years, by providing money to: seed new programs; strengthen leadership and expand training in the early childhood field; engage parents and increase their ability to be the primary educators for their children's development; raise public awareness--support policy analysis and advocacy in the field; and fund the purchase of needed materials, equipment, technology, and furnishings. Only tax-exempt organizations providing services in Orleans Parish are eligible.
Agency Deadline: Applications may be submitted at any time.
Website Address: http://www.imhno.org/imh_mg_grants.html
Department/Area: Community Development
Title: UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation to Offer Medical Assistance Grants
Brief Description: The UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation is offering support to meet the needs of children across the United States with assistance grants for medical services not fully covered by health insurance. Parents and caretakers across the country will be eligible to apply for grants of up to $5,000 for healthcare services that will help improve their children's health and quality of life. Examples of the types of medical services covered by UHCCF grants include speech therapy, physical therapy, and psychotherapy sessions; medical equipment such as wheelchairs, braces, hearing aids, and eyeglasses; and orthodontia and dental treatments. Any child 16 years old or younger living in any UnitedHealthcare region of the United States and in need of financial assistance for healthcare services will be considered eligible for a grant. Families must meet economic guidelines, reside in the United States, and be covered by a commercial health insurance plan.
Agency: UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation
Agency Deadline: Open
Website Address: http://www.uhccf.org/