Children’s Charity Fund
6623 Superior Avenue, Suite B, Sarasota, Fl 34231
Phone: 800-643-5787

For individuals up to 18 years old – Grants awarded to provide services, purchase medical equipment etc. Application requirements include:

  • Letter from child's physician stating disability

  • Denial from insurance, Medicaid or Medicare

  • Photograph of the child

  • Most recent tax return

  • Notarized application completely filled out Children’s Fund NHFTL

 

Children’s Fund C/O NEA-NH
103 N. State Street, Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-224-7751 ext. 30
Application available on-line

  • Applications must be submitted by a professional who works with the child (not the parents)

  • Student must attend a NH public school or preschool

  • The fund provides clothes, food, medical, dental and transportation

 

Coalition for Recreational Activities for the Developmentally Disabled (CRA/DD)
Fredda Smith
98 Brady Avenue, Salem, NH 03079
Phone: 603-893-8597

Examples of recreational opportunities that have been funded; swimming lessons, camp tuition, horseback riding, movement classes, membership to a gym and summer camp.

  • Cap of $250 per individual or family.

  • The check must be sent to the activity location, not to the applicant

 

Disabled Children’s Relief Fund DCRF
PO Box 7420, Freeport, NY 11520

Children with disabilities are eligible for assistive device grants and rehabilitative service grants.

  • Eligible age range birth to 18

  • Preferences given to children with physical challenges

  • Application must include physician information and signature

  • Incomplete and/or out-of-date applications will automatically be denied

 

Dream Factory
PO Box 853, Exeter, NH 03833
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Creating the moment of a lifetime for critically ill children. Applicants must provide parents’ names, Child’s name, contact information, child's age, diagnosis, a bit about the child and their “Dream”

 

 

Families Come First
Ministry for Persons with Disabilities
C/O NH Catholic Charities
PO Box 686
215 Myrtle Street, Manchester, NH 03105
Phone: 1-800-562-5249 ext. 246 or ext. 233

  • Funds designed to provide short-term respite care

  • Limit of $250 per grant

  • The beneficiary must be a NH Resident

  • Non-denominational

  • Examples of acceptable purposes for respite funds include camps, personal care, educational or enrichments programs etc.


First Hand Foundation
Cerner Corporation
2800 Rockcreek Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64117-2551
Phone: 816-201-1569

First Hand Foundation provides grants for children with specific needs relevant to their health for which there are no other financial resources.

  • Applications must follow the request form guidelines

  • Application and guidelines available online at www.cerner.com/firsthand

 

    • Examples of funded requests include: durable medical equipment, dental rehabilitations, computer equipment, adapted tricycle and travel expenses to treatment facilities.

    • Applications are reviewed monthly

    • Things not covered: Home modifications, alternative drugs or therapy, research funding, any expense already incurred.

 

Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation
Committed to funding organizations that provide direct services, family support grants, education, advocacy and recreational opportunities with the purpose of improving the quality of life for individuals with autism and their families.

 

Good News Garage
325 Merrill Street, Manchester, NH 03103
Phone: 603-669-6937
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Providing affordable and reliable transportation options to people in need. The program provides reconditioned vehicles for the cost of repairs.

 

 

Grant Money for Caregivers at Home
NH ServiceLink Network
Phone: 1-866-634-9412

 

NH Dept. of Health and Human Services
Phone: 1-800-852-3345

Program to help family caregivers care for loved ones in the home. Funding is available, regardless of income, for critical support services, such as respite care services and other supportive services, such as transportation, home modifications and adult day care services that ease the burden of family caregiving.
Who is eligible?

  • A family member, friend or neighbor who cares for a person, age 60 or older and who needs assistance with two or more activities, such as bathing, dressing and/or eating;

  • A grandparent or other relative, 60 years or older, who is the primary caregiver for a child 18 years of age or younger or;

  • A person, 60 years or older, caring for a child with developmental disabilities, who is 18 years of age or younger

Harry Gregg Foundation
Peg Lewis, Grant Administrator
1 Verney Drive, Greenfield, NH 03047
Phone: 547-3311 ext. 401

Provides grants for NH residents of any age with physical, intellectual or emotional disabilities and or their families. Most grants range from $100 to $1,000 but can be larger. Funds can be requested for non-reimbursed medical and therapy expenses, specialty equipment, environmental modifications, respite services, recreational activities, vocational educational assistance and or driver training.

  • Physician’s statement required

  • Faxed applications must be followed by a mailed copy

  • Applications are reviewed quarterly

  • Written estimates required

 

Harry C. Lord Scholarship Fund Trust
First NH Investment Services
PO Box 150, Manchester, NH 03105

Serves Peterborough residents and surrounding towns.

 

Hearing Impaired Kids Endowment (HIKE)
International Order of Job’s Daughters
233 West 6th Street, Papillion, Nebraska 68046-2210
Phone: 402-592-7987

HIKE provides hearing and/or assistive listening devices to children or institutions in need. Assistance is provided to children up to 20 years old who have been identified as:

  1. having a need for hearing aid(s) or an assistive listening device

  2. having a financial need

 

The Fund has awarded many types of devices including, but not limited to: hearing aids, FM systems, closed caption converters, tactile units, alerting systems, and specialized sports equipment, to aid hearing impaired children in communication.

 

Keene Lion’s Club (Eyesight and Hearing) Committee
PO Box 62, Keene, NH 03431-0062

  • Specifically for eyeglasses, eye examinations, hearing aids, and hearing examinations not covered by insurance

  • Committee meets 4 times per year

  • Local committee will forward application to appropriate town or regional organization

 

The Kingsbury Fund
80 Laurel Street, Keene, NH 03431
Phone: 603-352-5212 ext. 1301

  • Special emphasis will be placed on supporting those organizations in which employees are actively involved or from which they derive benefits.

  • Exceptions have been made based on individual circumstances.

  • Contact James O’Neil for specific requirements prior to application.

 

Krempels Center, new life after brain injury...
Director: Lisa Couture
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: 603-570-2026

  • Before applying refer to the “Who Can Apply” checklist

  • Attachments required with each application; discharge summary, physician’s statement and a list of expenses

 

Lotte Kaliski Foundation for Gifted Children
Dorothy Dubin
225 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10122
Phone: 212-268-7251
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The scholarship offers grants to students with special talents in mathematics, science, dance, music, theater, film or art. This is also available to students with physical and/or learning disabilities to assist them in the achievement of their academic and professional goals. The Foundation asks that colleges or schools identify the applicants. To be eligible, the students must be gifted in one or more artistic or academic areas, physically or learning disabled, under the age of 26, socially conscious and responsible, goal directed, motivated to succeed, and in need of financial support.

 

Peterborough/Monadnock Rotary Clubs
Youth Opportunities Fund

Provides financial assistance for program fees or equipment costs for educational and recreational programs for youth of any age through 8th grade. Recipients should be residents of, Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock, Jaffrey or Peterborough. Requests must come from a program director or town welfare officer.

 

NH Association for the Blind
Phone: 1-800-464-3075
Offer lists of optometrists who are willing to donate their services to individuals and families in need.

 

Special Medical Services Bureau
Phone: 1-800-852-3345 Ext. 4488
6 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301
Provides clinic care as well as financial assistance to eligible individuals Areas of specialty include; Neuromotor, Nutrition and Feeding, Vision, Neurology, Genetic Counseling etc. Financial assistance based on Office of Medical Benefits, federal poverty guidelines.

 

Sports for Kids (not necessarily just for sports)
Al Vacanti
PO Box 536, Torrington, WY 82240
Phone: 307-534-1888

  • Recipients must be 18 years old or younger

  • Gifts range from $50-$500

  • Organization prefers to pay for smaller in their entirety

  • Examples of gifts previously provided: sign language class, eyeglasses, resource materials, specialized computer software

 

Sunrise Lion’s Club
PO Box 6007, Keene, NH 03431

  • Provide small grants usually $250 or less

  • Physician’s statement required

  • Will consider a wide variety of expenses such as services, medical costs, equipment etc.

 

Sunshine Foundation
Dream Village
5400 County Road 547, North Davenport, Florida 33837
Phone: 800-457-1976

Grants wishes for Children 3-21 who have been abused or who have significant developmental disabilities or a serious illness. Families must be income eligible. Children can be referred via the internet.

 

TASH New England
Designed to provide grants so that children and adults with disabilities are able to participate in inclusive activities in their community.

  • Applications available on-line at website

  • Interest hobby or activities must involve non-disabled people with similar interests (dance or drama classes, inclusive sports and summer camps etc.)

  • Grants range from $25-$200.

  • Applications are reviewed once a year in the spring (call ahead for deadlines)

  • Applications must be mailed (e-mail and faxes will not be considered)

 

The Moving Company Dance Center (MOCO)
76 Railroad Street, Keene, NH 03431
Phone: 603-357-2100

The Moving Company Dance Center offers instruction in dance, movement arts and theater. Scholarships may be awarded to individuals who demonstrate a financial need. To apply, contact The Moving Company to request an application. Documentation of income must be included with application.

 

Vision USA
243 North Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis MO 63141-7881
Fax: 314-991-4101

Assists with eye exams that are not covered by insurance or Medicaid for low income families.

 

Keene Family YMCA
38 Roxbury Street, Keene, NH 03431
Phone: 603-352-6002

It is the policy of the Keene Family YMCA that no person be denied membership or program participation because of inability to pay fees. The YMCA’s annual Reach Out campaign, Monadnock United Way and other funding sources allow them to offer eligible families financial assistance based on the family's income. For more information, please contact the Member Services Director. Applications are available at the Member Services Desk.

 


CCACHC-SOPS
Youth with Chronic Health Conditions Scholarships and
Family of Children & Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions Grants
Peter E. Clarke, Executive Director
Main Building Room 108S, 105 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-4991 1-800-852-3345 EXT 4991
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  • Youth Scholarships are for NH youth up to 21 years of age with a chronic health condition. Grants can be used for camperships, after school activities, field trips, training, special projects and other activities and/or equipment.

  • Family Grants are for families of children 0-21 with chronic health conditions and can be used for medical and medically related expenses, family renewal, home and vehicle modifications, transportation and lodging and other expenses relative to needs and challenges due to the consequence of their child’s chronic health condition. To obtain an application and details about eligibility contact Peter E. Clarke, Executive Director

Family Support Resources

Disability Benefits Resources

Employment Resources

Transportation Resources

Housing Resources

NH Family Voices Maneuvering Through the Maze Resource Guide (updated January 2019)
Statewide guide to resources for people with physical, developmental, mental health and chronic health conditions and their families.

The River Center’s FACT Book Online
Local community resource guide for those living in the eastern Monadnock Region.