Shane Jenness Special Needs Fund – Grants

richardalshanerThe Shane Jenness Fund exists to serve special needs individuals.   The fund is currently granting, and funds can be applied for by one of the forms below.

To serve special needs individuals, this fund will consider the following:

  • Supports individuals that participate in programs that improve the health, social skills and general education of special needs individuals(i.e. camp).
  • Provides funds for health care emergencies (i.e. gas card, hotel voucher).
  • Provides funds towards medical, technical or exercise equipment that cannot be obtained through other resources.
  • Supports initiatives that enhance self-sufficiency (i.e. classes, lessons, and courses).

Funds are available on a first come, first serve basis.  Grant requests in excess of $200 are possible but will require more extensive review by the Shane Jenness Special Needs Fund Grant Committee.

Applicants, please note:

  • You must be a Rusk County Resident.
  • All information in allocation of this money is confidential.
  • An individual may apply for/receive only one grant per year from the date of issue.


Verification of Need Form (.doc)

Shane Jenness Specal Needs Fund Grant Application 2017 (.doc)

Shane Jenness Specal Needs Fund Grant Application 2017 (.pdf)


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