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. Those who have already implemented  Typical or Troubled?® may apply for the Innovations Grant.

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 $1,000
For implementation in five or more high schools - Grant in the amount of $2,000

*We expect to award 25 to 30 grants.

Timeline for 2014 Typical or Troubled?® and Típico o Problemático?® grant applications:

  • Application deadline: March 31, 2014
  • Notification of award: May 6, 2014
    *Upon selection, the primary contact person on the application will be notified by email. 
  • Execution of grant contracts: beginning May 7, 2014
    *A contract to be signed and returned will be mailed. If APF does not hear back from you within two weeks, your grant fund may be forfeited.
  • Awardees will be mailed grant checks upon receipt of a signed contract
  • Implementation of Typical or Troubled?® and Típico o Problemático?® programs: 2014 - 2015 school year
  • Evaluation due date: May 15, 2015, or two weeks after program implementation.

Where to Send Applications

You must submit one original and five copies of your application. Applications must be submitted by mail. Any application that is sent via e-mail (or fax) will not be reviewed.

Applications for a standard grant must be sent to one of the Foundation's two national partner organizations listed below. 

Applicants who are not affiliated with one of the organizations listed below may choose one of the two organizations to receive their application. Many questions will be answered by our Frequently Asked Questions. Additionally, a half hour conference call to answer applicants' questions will be held on March 4, 2014 at 3pm (EST) (dial 712-432-0140, participant code 724620). But, if your question remains unanswered, please contact the Foundation.

American School Counselor Association
Attn: Jill Cook, Assistant Director
1101 King Street, Suite 625
Alexandria, VA 22314
(jcook@schoolcounselor.org)

School Social Work Association of America
Attn: Fredrick Streeck, Executive Director
PO Box 1086
Sumner, WA 98390
(fstreeck@comcast.net)

Applications for an innovations grant must follow the innovations grant instructions.

A conference call to answer applicants' questions about the innovations grant will be held on March 4, 2014 at 3:30pm (EST) (dial 712-432-0140, participant code 724620)


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 APF 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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