Midwest Special Needs Trust Charitable Trust Program provides financial assistance grants to impoverished residents with a Social Security verifiable disability.
The maximum grant award is $2000. Grants may be requested for medical and dental care, rehabilitative services or equipment, educational assistance, specialized transportation and other needs not covered by public benefits or available through other community programs.
Missouri residents who are US citizens are eligible to apply for a grant if they:
- Have a Social Security verified disability defined as mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. Whether the impairment is congenital or acquired by accident, injury or disease, it must be verified by medical findings.
- Meet income guidelines established by Midwest Special Needs Trust and receive Supplemental Security Income ( ) and/or Social Security Disability Insurance ( ). Yearly gross household income must not exceed the following:
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- Have no other funding source available for the item or service requested such as, but not limited to, Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, or a special needs trust with MSNT or another trust organization.
- Have not received a grant from MSNT within the last 12 months.
Types of Grants Available
These funds are available to supplement basic needs by providing disability related goods and services which are beyond the financial means of the individual.
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and grant awards are made once each month.
These funds are available for urgent medical and dental needs which require more immediate intervention.
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and grant awards are made twice each month.
Interested Persons should click the link and apply.