Application Information

The HIKE Fund strives to have a seamless and transparent process for children who apply for HIKE grants. Please note that the estimated time from receipt of completed application to presented award is approximately four (4) months.

Effective May 6, 2018: We are currently not taking any new applications due to the availability of funds for grants. The Job’s Daughters are working hard to raise monies so we hope to begin taking new applications in the near future.

Application for HIKE Grant (Revised 03/18; This form is a fillable PDF)

Instructions

The application is a seven (7) page document and you must use the application linked above. When the application is complete, send the following by U.S. regular or priority mail. (There is no need to request a signature for delivery.)

  • Completed pages 4 and 511754813_1146937415334724_5494677589954839409_o
  • Letter from Parents/Guardians requesting assistance
  • Copy of last year’s Federal Income Tax Return, pages 1 and 2 only
  • Copy of recent pay stub for each wage earner listed on the form
  • Recent audiogram
  • Itemized cost quotation from supplier
  • Completed page 7 by audiologist or supplier

Within two weeks, applicants will receive a letter saying the application is

1) complete

2) incomplete and the items missing, or

3) rejected and the reason for the rejection.

If the application is complete, it will be sent to the HIKE Board Audiologist and, if approved, will be sent to the HIKE Board Treasurer. The Board Treasurer will send a letter to parent/guardian giving the amount of the grant and approximately length of time before funds will be available.

1450842_727054990656304_244692191_nWhen the funds are available, the award check (made payable to the supplier) will be sent to a Job’s Daughter representative in your area for presentation with a copy of the letter sent to parents/guardians. They will contact the parents/guardians to make arrangements for the presentation. Award checks are good for 180 days from the date of issue.

Please email HIKE Board member, Claudia Hauser, with any additional questions about the application process.

 

 

9 thoughts on “Application Information

  1. I work as an slp in a school for children with special needs. There are approximately 30 students with hearing related issues that require aids or implants. Two of our students don’t have coverage and are present with difficulty affording the necessary equipment. Do you assist with fm systems as well? How much money are the recipients on average receiving from their grant to assist in covering their hearing aid equipment.

    Thank you,

    Chaya Rosmarin CCC-SLP

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    1. Chaya, thank you for your comment! We consider every application on the merits it provides support and improvement for the individual student. You can see our application and encourage the students’ parents to fill it out and make a request. Honestly, the funding amounts vary by vendor and need, and we have supported assistive hearing devices before. Our Board takes great care in seeing how we can best help as many kids as we can. We appreciate you!

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  2. I have submitted an application and I’m awaiting a response. How long does it usually take to hear back on the status of an application?

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