AIM is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of people with autism by connecting the autism community and providing education and resources to families, communities, and providers.
AIM provides funding for our program called AIM To Help which provides grants for Benton and Washington County families impacted by an Autism Spectrum Disorder.
The grants provide individuals on the Autism Spectrum with funding that may be used for a wide variety of supports and programs.
In order to qualify for a grant a recipient must:
· Be diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
· Reside in Benton or Washington county
· Not be on the Medicaid Waiver Program
· Provide supporting documentation for the diagnosis of Autism
Grants will range up to $500
Grants can be used to cover the costs of generally accepted autism treatments or equipment that are neither fully covered by insurance nor provided by school systems.
Examples of possible uses for grant money:
Social Skills Training Education Books/Videos Horseback Riding Lessons
Sensory Integration Computer Software Education Conference Fees
Vision Services Swimming Lessons Training Materials
Music Classes Therapy Services Sensory Equipment
Grant Money will not be approved for the following:
Electronics such as iPads, Kindle Fires, Tablets, and eReaders will not be approved for children under the age of 7 years old
To apply for funds please complete the enclosed application, supply the requested information, and return to the following address below:
PO Box 866
Bentonville, AR 72712
Notification of eligibility acceptance or denial will be made via email. Therefore a valid email address is required upon application.
Application Deadline & Important Dates:
Application Deadline Postmarked by September 10, 2014
Notification October 15, 2014
Grant Pick Up November 20, 2014 6-8pm
Location will be supplied within notification emails
Download instructions and Application below as a pdf or word doc.
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