Applying to the Grant Program

Application Information

The Foundation is now accepting applications from community organizations, schools, and school districts to apply to implement the Typical or Troubled?®  program in middle and high schools.

Applicants can apply to implement the Typical or Troubled?® and/or Típico o Problemático?®
programs at high schools and middle schools in their community. 

Standard grant support is as follows:
For implementation in two to four high schools - Grant in the amount of $500 - $1,000
For implementation in five or more high schools - Grant in the amount of $1,000 - $2,000

*We expect to award 25 to 30 grants.

The timeline for the 2015 Typical or Troubled?® and Típico o Problemático?® grant application and programs is as follows:

March 31, 2015  Application Deadline All online applications must be completed.
 May 6, 2015 Notifications of Grant Awards will be emailed to the primary point of contact listed on the grant application. 
 May 6 - 31, 2015 Awardees will be mailed grant payment upon receipt of a signed contract, completion of survey, and RSVP for one of the three pre-training webinars. Please note: if the contract has not been signed within two weeks of notice, it may be forfeited.
 July 29, 2015
Pre-training webinar option 1
 August 19, 2015
Pre-training webinar option 2
 September 2, 2015
Pre-training webinar option 3
 September 9, 2015
Training webinar for parents
 2015-2016 School Year Implementation of the Typical or Troubled?® and/or Típico o Problemático?® programs and monthly surveys 
 January 13, 2016
Post-training webinar option 1
 April 22, 2016
Post-training webinar option 2
 By April 30, 2016 Grantees must submit pre- and post- training evaluations to the APF


how to apply

Applications must be submitted online (click here for the online application). Those received by mail, email, or fax will not be accepted or reviewed. To print application instructions so you can plan your responses for the online form, please click here.

Applications for a standard grant must be identified as one of our three national partner organizations: American School Counselor Association; School Social Worker Association of America; University of Maryland - CFR.

Applicants who are not affiliated with one of these organizations listed may choose one of the three organizations during the application process.

Many questions will be answered by our Frequently Asked Questions. Additionally, two hour-long webinars will be held to answer applicants' questions on March 4 and March 18 at 3:30pm (eastern).

Space for these informational webinars is limited so we request that you RSVP for one of the sessions here:
March 4, 2015 at 3:30pm (eastern) - This session is FULL
March 11, 2015 at 3:30pm (eastern)

March 18, 2015 at 3:30pm (eastern) - This session is FULL

If your question remains unanswered, please contact the Foundation.

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Award Process

Upon selection, the primary contact person will be notified by email. A contract to be signed and returned will be mailed in May. If APA Foundation does not hear back from within two weeks, your grant fund may be forfeited. Grant checks will be mailed upon receipt of the signed contract.


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