Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible, the applicant must:

  • Be in the age range:  5-18
  • The child must reside in the Delaware Valley.
  • The child must be alcohol and drug free.
  • The child must have the desire to improve their quality of life.
  • The child must have a desire to excel in a particular area of academics, arts, and athletics but not limited to those areas. He/she should  have an interest in furthering their skill set by participating in a specific organized activity.
  • Parents/guardians must be willing to submit requested proof of household income (pay stubs, mortgage/rent information, tax returns, unemployment claim, etc. ).
  • Parents/guardians of qualified applicants are responsible for providing transportation to and from the designated activity.

Who can refer the child?

  • Parent, guardian, teacher, coach, mentor, friend, relative, or any other adult that has a prominent role in the child’s life.
  • The child themselves can fill out the application.

Follow Up Procedure

Within a specified amount of months after receiving the grant the applicant must submit:

  • Receipts to show which organized activity the child attended.
  • Photos of the child during the organized activity.
  • Photos, videos, sample of the child’s work complete at the organized activity.

*If the above documentation is not presented, the total amount of the grant will need to be returned to Fresh Smiles Foundation.

*If only a portion of the money is used the remainder must be returned to Fresh Smiles Foundation.

* Fresh Smiles has authorization to speak to the director or head of the organized activity as well as request attendance records.