What You'll Need When Applying

Our grant is brief and easy to complete, but you’ll need some information handy to complete the application, including: 

  • Details of your diagnosis, including date, treating hospital and treating doctors
  • Information about dependents
  • Details of employment status for yourself and your spouse/partner, including dates of hire and income
  • A statement describing your request for assistance, including the type, amount needed and duration. 

To Protect Its Interests, The Michael Matters Foundation May Also Request:

  • Copy of Applicant household federal tax return for the most recent year.
  • Applicant household bank statements from the last three months including checking, savings, CDs, and money markets.
  • Copy of Applicant driver’s license or State ID