Caregiver Grant Application

Yes We Can Sir is excited to announce we are accepting applications for "Caregiver Grant" 2016. Caring for a loved one with cancer can be emotionally, physically and financially difficult. Grants given through our YWCS Caregiver Fund will: Provide opportunities to create family memories, help pay for getaway time for the primary caregiver, assist with expense of counseling for children and families or help cover unexpected household expenses.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE DECEMBER 1st

The committee reserves the right to call the applicant/nominator (if applicable), and personal reference to discuss the application.

Caregiver aid will be evaluated based on when applications are received, how the funds will be used, purpose of the request, and other information provided in the application. The YWCS board members will review and assess each application on an individual, case by case basis. The board is responsible for the final decision.

Final review of all applications will be held and all awarded nominators and grantees will be notified via email no later than 60 days following the receipt of the application. The grant will be mailed 7-10 business days of notification. If the applicant is denied, the nominator and/or the applicant will notified no later than three weeks following the receipt of the application.

Grants will be awarded once per year (every January), in the amount of $200. Applications must be received no later than December 1, 2015 for consideration.

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This application is for:


Grantee information (Name of Recipient)

Nominator information:
Complete this field if you are nominating someone you know. Please include the following information: name, address, city, state and zip, as well as email address and phone number. Information must be provided for application to be considered valid. (You may skip this question if you are applying for a personal grant).

Personal Reference
This reference must be at least 18 years of age and familiar with the caregiver's story. Please include name, address, city, state and zip, as well as email address and phone number. (The reference must reside at a different address than the grantee and may not be the nominator.)


People tend to give more when stories about real people are shared. If you are awarded a grant, may we contact you to write a personal story for our blog or other promotional opportunities: This will not impact the decision making.


Signature
By checking this box and typing my name below, I am electronically signing my application.