Grant Announcement

2018-2019

It shall be the role and mission of Stepping Stones, Inc. to promote the health, security, happiness and independence of persons with disabling conditions, particularly of Latah County and the surrounding area.

Eligibility Criteria

Applications that meet the following criteria will be considered:

  • Whereas Stepping Stones, Inc. is located in Moscow, Idaho and whereas Stepping Stones, Inc, has a limited amount of available resources, it shall be Stepping Stones, Inc.’s policy to consider grants only to residents of Latah County, Idaho and Whitman County, Washington who are developmentally disabled or who are permanently physically disabled or to individuals or non-profit organizations who provide services or advocacy to such citizens.

Selection Criteria

Applications will be evaluated on a variety of criteria, including:

  • How this project, if funded, would directly affect the quality of life of a person(s) with a disability
  • The need demonstrated by the application
  • How well the request fits with the mission and purpose of Stepping Stones, Inc., which is to “Promote the health, security, happiness and independence of persons with disabling conditions, particularly of Latah County and the surrounding area”
  • The number of individuals served by the request
  • The requesting organization’s ability to implement the request
  • Demonstrated effort to secure funding from other sources.

Reporting

All grant recipients, or a representative, will be required to make a short presentation to the Board of Directors of Stepping Stones updating it on how the grant money has been spent. The board meets every other month, at noon on Wednesdays. Presentation dates will be agreed upon after awarding of grants.

Grant Application Deadline:

September 30, 2018

Application Instructions:

Thoroughly respond to all questions on the application form.
Page limit: 5 typed, double-spaced pages
Additional letters of support: limit of 10, need not be typewritten Submit 5 copies of completed application packet to: (Note address change)

Stepping Stones, Inc.
P.O Box 8397
Moscow, ID 83843

Notification:

Announcements of awards will be made at the Stepping Stones, Inc. annual meeting in November.

If you have a disability and need accommodation in completing an application, or have any questions, please direct inquiries to Vicki Jahns, Board Member, at 208-596-8280 or vickij@moscow.com.