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Connecticut Funding Sources

Updated: Aug 8, 2023

Angel Flight East

Provide free air transportation to qualified patients and their families by arranging flights to distant medical facilities, delivering supplies to disaster areas, and reuniting families during desperate times. Provides transportation in the Northeastern region of the United States for distances up to 1,000 miles. The minimum distance AFE travels is 100 miles.

Asperger's Association of New England

Grants up to $500 to families that live in New England and need assistance with therapies and equipment that will improve the life of a child with Asperger Syndrome.

Bringing Hope Home

Pay household bills to ensure our Families are able to stay in their homes, with a roof over their heads, utilities on, phones working, and food on the table while they are dealing with cancer.

Cameron's Crusaders

Provides non-medical supplemental financial assistance to children and their families battling medical issues in the New England region.

Cherish the Children Foundation

Serves children in need so they may achieve their greatest potential.

Connecticut Tech Act Program

Assists Connecticut citizens with disabilities and older adults to obtain the assistive technology devices and services they need to enhance independence and productivity in the community, education and employment with an improved quality of life.

Down Syndrome Association of Connecticut

The DS ACT offers over night camp grants and scholarships to individuals with Down Syndrome as well as a mini grants for projects that support opportunity, equity and inclusion for individuals with Down Syndrome.

Friends of Karen

Provides emotional, financial and advocacy support to children with life-threatening illness and their family. Must live in Fairfield, Middlesex or New Haven counties in Connecticut.

Joey's Fund Family Grant

Joey's Fund Family Grant Program accepts grant applications from families in New England (Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire & Maine) that are in need of financial assistance for their family member(s) with autism. Families can apply for up to $2,000 through the program.

Marty Lyons Foundation

Applications will be accepted for “special wishes” only for children chronologically aged three (3) through seventeen (17) years. Children must also reside, or be receiving medical treatment in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.

Molly Ann Tango Memorial Foundation

Helps fund much needed medical equipment and services when insurance is exhausted and other social programs are not available.

PLAN of CT Charitable Trust Grants

Allows individuals of any age who have a disability to apply for one-time needs-based assistance through a grant to purchase a service or resource meant to enhance the individual’s quality of life.

The Umbrella Club

Helps with the physical/mental/emotional concerns not being meet by other local organizations and agencies in Fairfield County, CT.

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