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LDA is now accepting applications for the 2020 Nancie Payne Fund Grant. The deadline to submit is October 31st.

Eligibility to Apply:  All active LDA state affiliates,  local chapters, or individual members of LDA are eligible to apply for grant funding once every twelve (12) months.   Funding must be used for a project or program that will help adults with learning disabilities.  

Amount of Grant Funding:  Grant awards will range from $500 – $1,000 per grant cycle.

Application Period:  Grant applications should be submitted no later than October 31.  No application received after October 31  will be considered.  

Award Notification:  Grantees will be notified not later than November 30 of whether their proposal has been selected for funding.

Grant Funding Period:  All grant funding must be used within 12 months of receipt of funds or be returned to LDA.

Reporting:  A final report on the funded project is due no later than October 31 in the year following the grant award.   A final report form will be provided to grantees upon notification of the grant award.  All funds expended must have corresponding receipts or record of payments that should be submitted with the final report.

Please use the form below to submit your application for these grant funds.  The Adult Topics Committee will review all applications submitted.

2020 Nancie Payne Grant Application

  • Please include a summary of your proposal and an explanation of why this is needed in your state - 250 words or less).
  • By submitting this grant application, you agree to provide a final report detailing how the funds were expended to implement the program described in the application. This report should be submitted no later than twelve (12) months after grant funds are received by the applicant.

Any questions about the application or application process should be directed to Candace Joles at candacejoleslda@gmail.com  or Mary Koenig at mjkoenig@ma.rr.com .