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Community Engagement Manager
Carolyn Desrosiers

Phone
920-702-7625

Email
[email protected]

SAC Developmental Disabilities

Building on the abilities of individuals with developmental disabilities.

Foundation-Directed
Donor-Directed
Families of Funds

Purpose

*Please note that as of Nov. 2018 the annual application deadline has changed from Aug. 20 to Nov. 1. The new submission period is Sept. 1-Nov. 1.*

Created from the assets of the Sheltered Activity Center when it dissolved, the fund is dedicated to improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities through education, independence and social opportunities.

What We Fund

  • New and existing programs or services that address the recreational, social and educational needs of people with developmental disabilities and other handicapping conditions. Priority will be given to innovative direct service programs or projects that promote independence, productivity, respect and inclusion for all individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
  • Small capital investments including equipment for agencies to assist clients with developmental disabilities
  • Recurring activities such as camps, competitions or non-fundraising events.

Range of grantmaking: Up to $5,000
Accepting applications:
Sept. 1 – Nov. 1
Deadline: 4 p.m. Nov. 1

What We Don't Fund

  • General operating expenses
  • New and existing endowment funds
  • Major capital projects (facilities construction and land acquisition)
  • Medical research
  • Fundraising events
  • Grants to individuals

To Apply

  • Read our general grant policies.
  • Call or e-mail Carolyn Desrosiers to describe your proposal and ensure that it meets the purpose and guidelines of the fund before being directed to apply.
  • Applicants must be registered on our grant portal to apply. Please keep in mind registration processing may take one to two business days. Register or login here: grant portal.
  • After login, under the portal heading “GRANT APPLICANT” select “AVAILABLE GRANTS” and look for the SAC Developmental Disabilities application.

Carolyn Desrosiers
Community Engagement Manager
[email protected]
920-702-7625