THANK YOU for your interest in applying for a grant from Small Steps in Speech!

To better serve children with speech and language disorders, Small Steps in Speech will accept applications on behalf of children between 3 and 22 years of age at the time of the application deadline and families with a combined household income under $100,000 and will no longer accept applications from organizations, effective November 2, 2016.

Our next application deadline will be February 1, 2023.

Applications submitted for the November 1st deadline will be reviewed and you will receive an email from our Board of Directors with the outcome of that review by December  30, 2022.

If a grant is awarded to your child, the effective date of that grant will be January 21, 2023.

Please see the chart below to with important dates

If the Grant Application Deadline Is…..

You Can Expect a Response from Board of Directors by……. If a Grant is Awarded,  the Effective Date of Contract will be…….

February 1st

March 30th

April 21st

May 1st

June 30th

July 21st

August 1st

September 30th

October 21st

November 1st December 30th

January 21st

If applying by fax, please contact us at  or 888 577-3256 to confirm receipt.

Small Steps in Speech is not able to fund every qualified applicant. Awards are made to applicants with the most pressing therapeutic and resource needs within each quarterly applicant pool as available funds permit. 

For more information, please see our FAQs.


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