Eligibility Requirements

Grant Eligibility Requirements

Is My Child Eligible?

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for a grant:

Child must be 16 years of age or younger at the time of application.
Child must have a Social Security Number issued by the Social Security Administration. TIN numbers are not accepted.
Family must not exceed maximum eligible family income as documented on IRS Tax Form 1040.

  • $50,000 or less for a family of 2
  • $75,000 or less for a family of 3
  • $100,000 or less for a family of 4
  • $125,000 or less for a family of 5 or more

Child must be covered by commercial/private health insurance. This includes insurance through private employer, small business plans, or plans offered through employment with a town, city, state or federal government. The child’s coverage cannot be Medicaid, CHIP, or any publicly state funded medical insurance.
Child is under the care of a licensed medical professional and family is applying for treatments/equipment/services prescribed by a Medical Doctor (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) or Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) for hearing conditions.

Are My Child’s Medical Expenses Eligible?

  • Medical Services, Treatments and/or Therapies MUST be administered by a licensed medical professional.
  • Services or Treatments MUST be provided no more than 60 days prior to the date of your complete application.
  • Medical Services and/or Purchased Equipment MUST be administered or purchased in the United States (excludes U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and other United States Territories)

Please review the list of medical items/services exclusions. Applications that include one of these items will NOT be eligible for funding.

View Exclusions