A Dreams33 Microgrant is a cash grant to pay for unexpected academic or vocational-related expenses. These can include, but are not limited to: a home computer or laptop; a printer; additional materials for a class; educational subscription or app; an occupational membership; computer software; a workshop or training.

Application Age: 18 +

Service Area: Nationwide

Requirements:

  1. Must be in or formally in the foster care system
  2. Currently enrolled in an accredited university, community college, & vocational program and in good standing

Documentation needed for application:

  1. Dependency or Ward Letter
  2. Copy of transcripts
  3. Proof of current enrollment
  4. Personal Statement
  5. Identification

Application Period:
Year round

Annual Grant Amount:
One microgrant per 12 month period – amount based on the specific application request.

3 Easy Steps to Apply

Personal Statement

Write a brief personal statement about your need and how it will help you achieve your educational and/or vocational goals.

Online Application

Complete the online application on the program pages or download the PDF and fill out at home.

Wait for Good News

Wait up to two weeks to hear from a Dreams33 representative with news about your request.

Apply for a Microgrant

Microgrant Application

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Dependency Verification Letter or copy of your Dependency Card

  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, csv, tiff, bmp.
    Allowed file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, csv, tiff, bmp
  • Copy of transcripts and proof of enrollment

  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, csv, tiff, bmp.
  • Photo ID

  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, csv, tiff, bmp.
  • Personal Statement

  • 1. What is the need you are applying for?
    2. How would this help your future educational and/or vocational goals?
    3. Please list all costs you wish to be included in this MicroGrant.
    4. Please share anything else you would like Dreams33 to know.

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