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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Increase
Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Down Syndrome

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Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Deadline Date:

01/14/22

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to increase and support the employment of individuals with Down syndrome. Eligible use of funds includes increasing hours and hiring job coaches. Applicants must be members of the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.

Grant applications must be submitted with a specific employee or employment program in mind. Examples of successful grants include underwriting for a hire, job coach, expanded hours, and vendors who employ or are run by people with Down syndrome. The grant application must be for a new or significant extension related to research, medical care, and/or health program. The grant application must provide a clear way to measure impact that benefits people with Down syndrome.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187498

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are awarded in amounts up to $2,000 each.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must be a Global Down Syndrome Foundation member. Local Down syndrome organization memberships range from $150 to $500 a year based on annual revenue size. To join or to learn more about memberships details and benefits, go to: http://downsyndromeworld.org/membership

Only organizations that are designated 501(c)(3) by the IRS can apply, or if located outside of the US, equivalent proof of government non-profit charitable status.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications open November 1, 2021
Applications close January 14, 2022

Grants are awarded on an annual basis and there is no limit to consecutive funding.

Contact Information:

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

To apply: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_5849?SA=SNA&FID=35028

Global Down Syndrome Foundation
3239 E. 2nd Avenue
Denver, CO 80206
303-321-6277
info@globaldownsyndrome.org

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