The Trust awards mini grants with an annual limit of one application of up to $2,500 per beneficiary depending upon need. Mini grants are only awarded to an agency on behalf of a beneficiary.
- people with developmental disabilities
- youth enrolled in early intervention or infant learning programs
Frequently Asked Questions
The guidelines for the Developmental Disabilities Mini Grant Programs have been updated for FY18. The updates are intended to provide clarification and better align with how successful grant applications have been funded.
Updates to the Developmental Disabilities Mini Grant Guidelines
- Clarified that mini grants are awarded on the state fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).
- Clarified that individuals are limited to one (funded) grant per fiscal year.
- Clarified language that describes the type of documentation that should be included with an application. Documentation such as a letter of support, a prescription, and/or a letter of therapeutic or medical justification should be included with the application. This documentation should come from a licensed health care provider that is familiar with the individual and his or her needs.
- Added language to the Examples of Non-Allowable Items section to include trampolines.
How To Apply
Mini grants are awarded monthly. Applications must be received by the close of business on the 15th of each month. If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline rolls to the next business day.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Carrie Predeger, Grants Accountability Manger at the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, Carrie.Predeger@alaska.gov or 907.269.7965.