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Dooley Trust Funds Application for Projects to Benefit Individuals with Autism

NSU faculty and staff are invited* to apply for funding to support NSU programs and projects that benefit individuals with autism.

These funds, generously donated to establish the Robert E. Dooley Trust NSU Center for Autism Endowment Fund, will be disseminated by the NSU Division of Research (DoR) via this application process. To access application, click here.

Priorities are services, programs, and initiatives that support individuals with autism and provides support to caregivers/families. Preference will be given to projects that benefit children with autism. DoR will be stewards of the funds to ensure they are used for purposes that align with the donor’s wishes. Applications accepted on a rolling basis, with award cap at $50,000 except under special circumstances. Project period will be one year or less. Each application will be reviewed by a panel of stakeholders to ensure that funds are awarded to impactful programs and projects in keeping with the donor’s wishes.

By applying for funds from the Dooley Trust, the applicant agrees to:

  • Spend the awarded funds within project period or return funds at the end of the project period
  • Provide an outcomes report at least annually

*Note: Only NSU faculty and staff are eligible to apply for this funding.

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