Shinstrom Award for Special Needs Children

Donate to the Shinstrom Fund

The purpose of this fund is to grant awards of up to $1,000 to support extracurricular activities of a special needs student. These may be hobbies or interests of the student at the middle and high school levels. The Shinstrom Fund is a 501-C-3 tax exempt Foundation.

Shinstrom Award Application

There are no merit-based criteria for this award, only a need and a desire for enrichment. One or more recipients of an award may be selected each year depending on need and availability of funding. The application process is open year-round. We encourage all interested families to apply.

Please fill out and submit the form below:

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Please provide the following documentation:
Please provide a description of your particular special need, challenge or disability, including any clinical or medical diagnoses.
Please upload one Letter of Recommendation from a Teacher or Counselor. You may also mail us a physical copy of this information.
Max. file size: 32 MB.


Applicants are evaluated by the Shinstrom Award Committee on the following criteria:
(Please describe your hobby or interest and what you would like to do.)
(Please list itemized estimates of costs. We want to cover as much of your financial need as possible, so please include any and all costs that you can think of.)
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