2018 Grant Application Period is Closed

March 2nd, 2018

The 2018 grant application period is now closed.  Thank you to everyone who submitted an application.  We received a record number of applications.  The Foundation will notify applicants by mail only as to its decision to award a grant.  Notifications will be sent in the month of May 2018.

Thank you.

The Different Needz Foundation


2018 Grant Applications are now available

January 7th, 2018

The Different Needz Foundation 2018 individual and organization grant applications are now available.  Click on the “Grant” heading for directions and to submit an application.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE FOUNDATION BY MARCH 1, 2018 AT 11:59 pm. EST.

 


2018 Grant Applications

January 3rd, 2018

Grant Applications will be available on January 8, 2018.

Grant awards are NOT based on first come first served basis.  All properly submitted grant applications will be considered by the Board.

The Foundation only awards grants once a year.  Grant applications will not be made available prior to their posting on this site.

The Foundation awards grants to individuals living in and organizations located in the United States.  Those living or located outside the United States are not eligible.

Please read our About Us page for our definition of “developmental disability”.

 


9th Annual Luke Jordan Memorial Golf Outing

July 14th, 2017

The 9th Annual Luke Jordan Memorial Golf Outing will be held on September 8, 2017 at the Chagrin Valley Country Club.

At the Dinner an Silent Auction, the Foundation will be honoring Michael Friedman with the inaugural Heart of the Community Award for his contributions to the special needs community.

We look forward to seeing you there for a great day of golf, food and fundraising.


2017 Grant Decision Letters

May 3rd, 2017

On May 3, 2017, all 2017 grant decision letters have been mailed to all applicants. All applicants who have been awarded a grant will be contacted by a Board Member in the upcoming weeks. All decisions are final. 2018 Grant applications will be made available in January 2018.


2017 Grant Application Period is Now Closed

February 16th, 2017

The 2017 grant application period is now closed.

The Foundation will not verify receipt of an application or provide an application status.  All applicants will receive notice as to the Foundation’s decision via ordinary mail by May 2017.

The Foundation only awards grants once a year.  Grant applications will be available starting January 2018.

Good luck to everyone who applied for a grant.


Thank you to our Major Sponsors

September 6th, 2016

Thank you to our Major Sponsors of the 8th Annual Luke Jordan Memorial Golf Outing!
 
Beverage Sponsor: Triad Engineering & Contracting
Prize Sponsor: Myers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis
Skill Prize Sponsor: Applied Medical Technology
 
Alternative Horizon Counseling Center
Caravona & Berg
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
The Home Savings & Loan Company
Joshen Paper & Packaging
Jerry & Mary Nuzum
Ohio Alcohol Monitoring Systems
ON Partners
Tony & Diane Petrillo
 
See you on Friday.

Golf Outing Forms are now available.

July 2nd, 2016

Registration forms for the 8th Annual Luke Jordan Memorial Golf Outing and the Different Needz Foundation Dinner and Silent Auction are now available.  The Foundation is also currently seeking sponsors for the events.   Click on the Golf Outing tab at the top of this site for more information and to obtain the registration forms.


Save the Date

March 22nd, 2016

Save the Date

September 9, 2016 is the date of the 8th Annual Luke Jordan Memorial Golf Outing and the Different Needz Foundation Dinner and Silent Auction.  Both events will be held at the Chagrin Valley Country Club.

For more details, follow us on;

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Different-Needz-Foundation-209256402420690/?ref=hl

or Twitter (@dneedzfound).

#differentneedzfoundation

 


2016 Grant Application Period is Closed

March 2nd, 2016

The 2016 grant application period is over.  All applicants will be notified in May 2016 as to whether or not the Board was able to approve their grant.  The Board will not be able to provide a status of your application prior to the May 2016 announcement.  The Different Needz Foundation awards grants only once a year.  The next grant application period will begin in January 2017.

Additional news about the Foundation can be found on this web site, Facebook and Twitter (@dneedzfound).