Grant Application

Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation’s mission is to raise awareness for PTSD & TBI related issues and to support organizations that provide services for active military and veterans to help them readjust to the country they served.

ELIGIBILITY – Grants are made to organizations and projects that meet the following guidelines:

  • Grants are generally made in support of programs and operating expenses.  The organization must provide documentation for this, including operational budgets.
  • Grants are generally limited to 10% of the organization’s total operating revenue.
  • Grant’s are generally for one year’s duration.
  • Grants are made to organizations holding a United States Internal Revenue Service letter verifying public 501(c)(3) status (Pending applications are acceptable).
  • Organizations applying for funding must practice full control of donated funds and their evaluation of their program’s effectiveness.
  • Organizations are eligible to apply once per year.


If you feel that your organization aligns itself with the Permission To Start Dreaming mission and meets the above mentioned qualifications for funding, please submit the below information. Organizations will be notified in writing upon acceptance, and submissions received by April 28, 2014 will receive priority consideration for this year’s funding. Upon acceptance of funding, the PTSD Foundation will conduct an ongoing review and requests for testimonials from those benefitting from therapy.

If you would like to download a grant request in order to mail your information, click here.

What would “success” look like for the program? How is progress being measured?

Identify who is benefiting from service/therapy and what is involved in service/therapy.

A description of organization and summary of how the program(s) relate to problem/issue being addressed. Please include the size of the staff and board, geographical location addressed and type of service/therapy provided.

Provide financial statements and budgets for organization (you may use the following to upload files). Please include how funding is allocated. If organization is new and financial statements are not available, please declare this.

If you would rather upload a financial statement for your organization you may do so here.

If you would rather upload a budget for your organization you may do so here.