On November 13, 2017, Easterseals and the University of Illinois-Chicago Family Support Research and Training Center (FSRTC) announced a Request For Applications for community based organizations interested in implementing The Future is Now: A Future Planning Training Curriculum for Families and Their Adult Relatives with Developmental Disabilities, an evidence-based educational program aimed at helping individuals with disabilities and their families plan for the future. Three (3) seed grants in the amount of $5,000 each will be awarded to community-based organizations that provide services and supports to people with disabilities and their families.
A webinar explaining the goals and expectations was held in early December. There is still time to watch the webinar and apply for the seed grant.
A full description and seed grant application for The Future is Now can also be found on this page. The application is at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/futureisnowapp2018. Applications are due by 5pm EST on Monday, January 8, 2018. Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Jed Johnson via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.