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The Tommy Wilson Memorial Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Recreational
Programs for Individuals with Disabilities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators)

Deadline Date:

06/01/20 - Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,500 to USA nonprofit organizations to support recreational programs for individuals with disabilities. Funding is intended to support individuals with disabilities in recreational activities, such as facilities, registration fees, housing, and equipment.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered:

  • The program must provide a specific direct service to individuals with disabilities.
  • The program must focus on recreational pursuits for individuals with disabilities.
  • The applicant must have a successful record of programming for individuals with disabilities.
  • Priority is given to programs that have at least one SHAPE America member on staff.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153362

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,500

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are awarded for up to $1,500 total per year. Applicants may apply for $500 to $1,500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants:
- The applicant must have a successful record of programming for individuals with disabilities.
- The applicant must be a nonprofit organization.

Grants may not be used to cover administrative costs.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for the Tommy Wilson grant is now June 1st. All materials must be received electronically.

Awards will be presented at each annual SHAPE America Convention. Winners are invited to attend but attendance is not mandatory. SHAPE America cannot reimburse attendees’ travel or Convention expenses but does hope winners will be able to attend.

Applicants may be funded under this grant only once per five-year period.

Contact Information:

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

Please email your completed application in Word format to: programming@shapeamerica.org.

Please reach out to Joey Martelli, jmartelli@shapeamerica.org if you have any questions.

PO Box 225, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
Phone: (800) 213-7193
Fax: (703) 476-9527

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