COVID-relief funds are made available through small grants to the membership of The Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County to provide financial assistance which directly improves the life of the individual with Down syndrome. The funding for COVID-relief grants comes from donations and fundraisers. Dollars are awarded based on the availability of funds, which varies based on the amount of donations and participation in fundraisers in a given year. In 2020, DSNMC will award 20 $200 grants. One grant per individual with Down syndrome is permitted.
The purpose of the DSNMC COVID-relief Fund is to provide financial assistance to individuals with Down syndrome in the following areas of need.
1) Activities such as classes, camps, organized sports, etc.
2) Therapies including PT, OT, and Speech.
3) Direct Medical expenses
Deadline for Application
Application deadline is January 30, 2021 however applications will be reviewed and awarded on a first come first serve basis. Funds will be distributed until we reach our $4,000 fund limit. Please allow 14 days to process the application.
Here is a link to the Google Doc Application: https://forms.gle/WP3DFMXmzMCg5rxD8 (**Please note, either complete the Google Doc application online or mail the completed .pdf application. Supporting documentation of cost is required.)
Interested? Return your application and registration materials or receipts to:
Brooke Levey, DSNMC, PO Box 1041, Rockville, MD 20874
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