Special People in Need

300 N. LaSalle St., Ste. 4000
Chicago, IL United States 60654-3422
Telephone: (312) 715-5235
Fax: (312) 715-5155

Purpose and Activities
Awards grants to organizations operating in the fields of education, health, and assistance to people who are disabled or ill. Also awards scholarships and fellowships to financially needy and handicapped students.

Program Area(s)
The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program
Limited scholarships to students with disabilities and students who are not disabled but who have had to overcome extremely difficult circumstances, and grants to physically disabled individuals with a strong economic need to engage in productive activity in which he or she otherwise could not engage.

Application Information
Scholarship applicants must be sponsored by a college or university; other individuals must be sponsored by an organization. Only a small number of grants are available
Application form not required.
Initial approach: Proposal; telephone foundation for application guidelines
Copies of proposal: 1
Board meeting date(s): Spring and early winter, and as required
Deadline(s): None

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