FisherDeBerryFisher’s Family Grants

Grant requests must come from:

Single parent households raising at least one child, and must meet the guidelines for financial need. This grant is specifically for low and moderate-income families. Priority will be given to families with a household income under $25,000 (for a family of four) although in special circumstances families with higher income will be considered. There will be a cut off based on the Federal Government guidelines for low income:

  • $24,980 for a family of 2
  • $31,340 for a family of 3
  • $37,700 for a family of 4
  • $44,060 for a family of 5
  • $50,420 for a family of 6

Priority will be given to families not currently receiving funding and those who are most in need. We may not be able to meet all requests. Please do not apply if your family income exceeds the above guidelines.

Grant amounts:

Fisher’s Family Grants are up to $500.

What you can ask for:

You may apply to use the money for anything that improves the life of your child or children being raised in a home with one parent. Examples of possible uses of grant money:

  • Educational tuition
  • Camp tuition
  • Social skills training
  • Music classes/instruments
  • Educational books and videos
  • Sports related activities
  • Sports equipment

Application process:

DEADLINE MAY 1, 2016

Download and complete the printable application and mail to:

Fisher DeBerry Foundation
8235 Loganwood Court
Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Feel free to explain any special circumstances regarding your need that may not be evident by completing the form.

Once your application is received, it will be reviewed to determine if you meet the above guidelines. Applications will be processed as they come in. If your application is accepted, payment will be sent directly to the entity and address of the approved vendor. Since there is a limited amount of money, please apply as soon as you can.

Documentation:

MONEY WILL NOT GO DIRECTLY TO FAMILY. An invoice or bill must be sent to the foundation upon approval. The Fisher DeBerry Foundation will send payment directly to supplier for the agreed upon goods or services.

Thank you notes:

We also request that you send a note of thanks explaining how the funds were helpful to you. These notes are very important for us to let the foundation and donors know how beneficial these funds are to families. We will black out any names in your note to protect your privacy if we share your letter.

Questions:

Please visit our contact page if you have any questions regarding this application.

PLEASE RETURN THE APPLICATION FORM TO:
Fisher DeBerry Foundation
8235 Loganwood Court
Colorado Springs, CO 80919

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