The Hope Fund

Spectrum For Hope, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for families with multiple children with special needs. The Hope Fund provides opportunities to selected families where financial assistance is needed. The Hope Fund Grant Application will be open from May 8, 2017- June 9, 2017.


  • The Hope Grant Program accepts applications from families living in Massachusetts with two or more children diagnosed with a disability.
  • Applicants may apply for one service or item per child
  • Any funds granted shall be paid directly to vendors or facilities (when applicable) with a maximum value of $5000 per family.
  • Needs we support:
    • Advocacy Fees
    • Medical
    • Education
    • Technology
    • Therapies
    • Respite Care
    • Safety Items
    • Transportation
    • Recreation/Sports Programs
    • Social Skills Training
    • Summer Camp


  • Grant recipients must reside in the state of Massachusetts
  • Must have at least two children medically diagnosed with a disability/special needs.


  • A clear need for supports based on current risk factors to children in need
  • Goals and objectives are clear
  • Impact (will funds cover more than one child)
  • Application is thorough and complete with required documentation
  • Measurable results


  • Grant application dates are May 8, 2017- June 9, 2017
  • Grant recipients will be notified mid to late July
  • If the committee determines that an application will be partially funded, an explanation will be provided
  • If application is not funded, applicants will still be notified. Families who are not funded may reapply for the next grant cycle.

Purchase of Goods/ Proof of Service

  • Grants will be made directly to vendors or service providers (when applicable)
  • Grant payments will require proof that they were used for the intended purpose with the required submission of valid receipts and a final report (details provided by Spectrum For Hope Grant Committee)
  • Grants will be audited by a CPA and must have proper documentation

Contact / Questions

  • For more detailed information, please visit
  • For specific questions, please email

Apply for Grant or fill out application below.