Learning Disabilities Foundation of America Grant
The Learning Disabilities Foundation of America supports the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA), whose goal is to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults with learning disabilities.
Applications for grants from the Learning Disabilities Foundation of America must be received in the Foundation office by March 1st for consideration at the April meeting, and September 15th for consideration at the November BOM meeting. Inquiries and applications should be sent in writing to:
Learning Disabilities Foundation of America
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Contact: Heather Nicklow
Email | Phone: (724) 483-1635 | Fax: (724) 483-1742
Funds will be awarded only to non-profit organizations and educational institutions which are exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) for programs within the United States and its possessions. Applications for Learning Disabilities Foundation of America grants from LDA committees must have a written letter of approval from LDA attached to the application.
Applications must be for projects which conform to the mission of the Learning Disabilities Foundation of America by responding to an unmet need in the field of learning disabilities. Funds are granted for charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes or for the identification, ongoing evaluation and education of and services for children and adults with learning disabilities. With the exception of LDA committed funds, grants will not be made for routine organizational operations or for endowment funds.
Examples of project areas that fall within this philosophy:
Innovative research into the causes, the prevention and/or the alleviation of learning disabilities;
Distinctive public awareness programs to advance public understanding of the needs of persons with learning disabilities;
Innovative programs to advance the competence of persons with learning disabilities, and the support skills of their families, professional advisors, and employers.