Unique funding opportunity for your organization by a local partner, Life’s Plan.
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Life’s Plan Inc. recognizes the opportunity to provide grant money to a
Non-Profit organization that serves people with disabilities in seeking to
deliver innovative programs with a focus on self advocacy services that
promote independence.

Contributions Categories (Choose one category)
1.     Innovative Self Sufficiency 
§  Organizations that provide training services that promote self sufficiency
§  Organizations that help prepare individuals with disabilities to transition to
independent living arrangements
2.     Money Management & Financial Decision Making
§  Organizations that  educate individuals to improve money management skills
§  Organizations create and build skill sets for individuals with disabilities in long
term money management
3.     Health & Wellness (healthy lifestyle)
§  Education and training to  promote healthy lifestyle and improve health
4.     Innovative Employment
§  Organization provides a program that reduces employment barriers using
innovative ideas/approaches
§  Programs that strengthen the economic and/or cultural vitality of communities
by increasing the number of people with disabilities hired and earning minimum wage
or more

Contributions will not be made directly to or in support of:
Ø   A person with a disability
Ø   Sectarian/denominational religious organizations, except where funds are to be
used in the direct interest of the whole community
Ø   Loans or investments
Ø   Political/lobbying organizations
Ø   Industry, trade or professional association memberships
Ø   Fundraising events/sponsorships

Submit completed application packet via e-mail to Scott Nixon at

To be considered for funding packets must be received by November 8th
at 5:00 p.m.  
Do not include information not requested.

Tony Paulauski
Executive Director
The Arc of Illinois
20901 S. LaGrange Rd. Suite 209
Frankfort, IL 60423
815-464-1832 (OFFICE)
815-464-1832 (CELL)