AIM of NWA is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and adults with special needs.
AIM provides funding for a program called AIM to Help which funds grants for Benton and Washington County families impacted by an Autism Spectrum Disorder.
The grants provide individuals on the Autism Spectrum with funding that may be used for a wide variety of supports and programs.
In order to qualify for a grant, a recipient must:
· Be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder
· Reside in Benton or Washington County.
· Not be on the Medicaid Waiver Program
· Provide supporting documentation for the diagnosis of Autism
Grants will range up to - $500.00.
Grants are used to cover the costs of generally accepted autism treatments or equipment that are neither fully covered by insurance nor provided by school systems.
Examples of possible uses of grant money:
Social skills training
Horseback riding lessons
Education conference fees
To apply for funds, please complete the enclosed application forms and return to:
AIM of NWA 16385 Armour Rd
Springdale, AR 72764
Once your application is received, it will be reviewed to determine if you meet the above guidelines. Grants will be issued by November 15, 2013. If your application is approved, we will mail you the AIM to Help grant for immediate use. If we cannot meet your request, you will receive a letter explaining the decision.
Deadlines for Grants
September 30, 2013 Deadline for all 2013 applications
October 31, 2013 All grants will be reviewed/ notified by this date
November 15, 2013 2013 Grants will be awarded by this date
January 31, 2014 Thank you letters for grants are due
Staff of the Northwest Arkansas Community Parent Resource Center (including original content as well as curated links to various authors around the web.)