A Kid Again's mission is to foster hope, happiness and healing for families raising kids with life threatening illnesses. They provide year round fun filled adventures that allow children to feel like a kid again. Chapters in Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, and Cleveland.
BB4K's mission is to improve the quality of life for children in Greater Cincinnati with health-related needs that are unmet through traditional means by offering grants, referrals, and alternative resources. These are needs not being met due to lack of insurance, insurance coverage, government assistance, and/or family resources.
Cincinnati Dreams Come True serves children under the age of 18 who live within a 100 mile radius of Cincinnati, or who are regular patients of Cincinnati Children's Hospital. They discover the special dream held in the child’s heart and make their dream come true.
Provide grants to individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and organizations that support them to provide medical equipment and/or services. Grant applications become available in January and grant awards announced in May.
Provides a variety of services to comfort and support children who are undergoing cancer treatment. They provide care packages containing activities, games, blankets, soothing aromatherapy stuffed animals, and other comforting items for the children. In addition, they often include items to ease financial stress for parents, such as gas cards, restaurant gift cards, and support materials.
Families, caregivers or organizations that represent individuals with DD may apply for a grant on their behalf through the Community Living Fund program. Upon meeting application qualifications, a Community Living Fund grant will fund basic living necessities that improve the everyday life of people with DD.
The Lil MAC Kids Foundation was formed to raise funds for families located in Ohio or Minnesota with a child or children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Applications are accepted all year round but determinations are made by December 15th.
The Midwest Council for Children with Disabilities was founded in 1997 by a group of small business owners to provide financial assistance to children challenged physically, developmentally or cognitively. Currently accepting applications from residents in Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin.
NWO Apraxia Support is dedicated to supporting families in NW Ohio and SE Michigan impacted by and raising awareness about Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and other invisible disabilities (including, but not limited to SPD, anxiety, epilepsy, non-specific learning disabilities, ADHD, dyslexia, autism, Tourette syndrome, and other speech and language disorders), as well as providing grants to fund supplemental therapies, treatments, activities, or equipment that will enhance the lives of individual children impacted by CAS and other invisible disabilities.
Paige’s Princess Foundation is a non-profit organization providing grants to pediatric patients with life-long physical/cognitive disabilities. Grants will be made to finance adaptive equipment or therapeutic services to enhance the mobility and independent function of the child. Applicants must live within 100 miles of the greater Cincinnati area or be established patients at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Project iAm's main goal is to provide scholarship opportunities to children living within the autism spectrum to our Toledo Area Families. As funds become available, we hope to distribute finances to families no matter how big or small the amount may be. Next application and determination is October 1st.
SKT is proud to offer quarterly scholarships to financially support children with special healthcare needs and their families with the cost of non-traditional therapies or activities that are not covered by insurance. Next application deadline is November 30th.
SuperSchade’s Foundation works with local organizations and businesses in the Toledo area to raise funds to benefit families who care for children and young adults with special needs, as well as educate the community about developmental disabilities. Their mission is to help with summer camp cost for low income families who care for children and young adults with special needs.
Zane's Foundation has a quarterly grant cycle that assists children and adults with special needs in Northeast Ohio. Special Needs is used to describe a life-ling disability attributed to a developmental and/or intellectual impairment. These disabilities affect daily functioning in the following areas: capacity for independent living, economic self sufficiency, learning, mobility, social skills, receptive and expressive language, self care skills, and self-direction. Next grant deadline is October 30th.
Designed to help consumers, providers and interested parties sort through the community resources available locally, statewide and nationally. It includes health care and social services providers, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and advocate organizations.
Created by the Complex Care Center at Cincinnati Children’s and supported by the Family Resource Center, can assist parents, caregivers and healthcare providers identify, evaluate and access necessary services and supports.
Toledo Area Community Resource Guide for Individuals with Disabilities and Special Needs