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About The Arc
Shayne Nagel, Executive Director
Jamie Coonts, Program Director
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To empower persons with developmental disabilities to increase their independence and quality of life, while offering encouragement and support their families.
The content of this email is for informational purposes only; includsion does not constitute an endorsement by The Arc of Snohomish County or any of its programs.
|3 Grant Opportunities Available
Community Living Fund
The Arc of Snohomish County and Greater Everett Community Foundation have collaborated to distribute support funds to qualified individuals with developmental disabilities. The purpose of the individual grant funding is to reduce economic or social barriers that can inhibit transitioning or maintaining a community-based quality of life.
Individual Grant Guidelines:
The collaboration has established a Community Living Fund to make grants available for individuals with developmental disabilities in Snohomish County.
The Community Living Fund gives special attention to requests that assist individuals with developmental disabilities transition into community housing and for minor home improvements for ease of mobility.
Applications must be received by September 1st
Community Access Fund
The Arc of Snohomish County, Greater Everett Community Foundation, & Coastal Community Bank have collaborated to distribute support funds to qualified individuals with developmental disabilities. The purpose of the individual grant funding is to provide individuals with developmental disabilities access to inclusive opportunities in their communities.
The focus of the Community Access Fund is to provide qualified individuals with funding for NEW inclusive community opportunities including, but not limited to:
Dance Class Music Class
Exercise Class Art Class
Sewing Class Tae Kwon Do
Day Camp Swimming Class
Cooking Class Computer Class
Photography Class Yoga Class
This Grant will be offered until funds are depleted. Applicants must have all documentation submitted for consideration. Activities requested must be a new inclusive opportunity. Applicants that meet these requirements will be funded in order of date received.
Assistive Technology Grant
The Arc of Snohomish County, The Nysether Family Foundation, & Wockner Foundation, have collaborated to distribute support funds to qualified individuals with developmental disabilities. The Arc of Snohomish County will distribute funds to qualified individuals with developmental disabilities. The purpose of the individual grant funding is to provide communication/speech output devices to individuals that do not have other means by which to purchase these devices and software necessary to utilize these devices. Communication is such a huge human need, which is why we are focused on this therapeutic, educational and social need in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities that impact their ability to produce speech effectively. Consistency between care providers, families and school personnel is necessary in order for any one assistive technology system to be successful, which is why we require the recommendations of a speech therapist familiar with the applicant, so that we can support them in a manner that increases their chances of success. This grant program focuses on allowing the applicant to have a consistent way to communicate in all settings of their lives; not just in a limited setting within a speech therapy or school program. Ipads, tablets, and communication apps are often used as communication devices because they are easy to transport, easily available, and are a familiar devise that are easily used in most community settings.
This Grant will be offered until funds are depleted.
Applicants must have all documentation submitted for consideration. Applicants that meet the grant requirements will be funded in order of date received.