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Grant Programs Applications Accepted Starting July 1st

7/1/2010

*Brighter Tomorrow Grant (BTG): Each year the MSF makes dreams come true for people with MS through this national program. The goal is to provide goods or services to improve the quality of life for people living with MS by enhancing safety, self-sufficiency, comfort, or well-being. In the past, BTG recipients have received adaptive sports equipment, appliances, exercise classes, hobby supplies, various home modifications, life chairs, musical instruments, and partial scholarships for the MSF Cruise for a Cause ®.

Previous grant recipients are ineligible but applicants who were denied in the past may apply again. Applications are confidential and will be reviewed by the grant committee. Recipients will be notified after December 1, 2010.

Applicants are asked to provide basic personal and financial information, and to write a brief essay of 100 words or less to describe how the grant would help them have A Brighter Tomorrow™.

If you would like to apply for a BTG, simply fill out our online application (available July 1st) at www.msfocus.org, print an application, or call 888-673-6287 to receive an application by mail. Applications are also included in the summer 2010 issue of the MSFocus. By mail, completed applications can be sent to the MSF, BTG Committee, 6350 N. Andrews Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309.

Applications are accepted from July 1st to October 1st of each year. For further information on the BTG, call our Program Services Department at 1-888-MSFOCUS or you can contact us by email: support@msfocus.org.

*Computer Grant Program: The Computer Grant Program provides refurbished laptop or desktop computers for individuals with MS on limited or fixed incomes. The application process requires verification of a diagnosis of MS and a brief essay from the applicant explaining how a computer will enhance their quality of life. Internet access and technical support will be the responsibility of the grant recipient. Applications are accepted from July 1 to October 1 of each year.

If you would like to apply for a computer grant, simply fill out our online application (available July 1st) at www.msfocus.org, print an application, or call 888-673-6287 to receive an application by mail. Applications are also included in the summer 2010 issue of the MSFocus. By mail, completed applications can be sent to the MSF, Computer Grant Program, 6350 N. Andrews Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309.

 

 

 

 



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