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The "Brighter Tomorrow" Grant for MS Patients

November 12, 2015

Every year, many patients who have been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis are able to benefit from the Brighter Tomorrow Grant. The goal of this grant is to provide MS patients with money for food, a service or a device that they need.

The grant is valued at up to $1,000 per recipient and aims to improve that patient’s quality of life by enhancing their: safety, self-sufficiency, comfort or well-being.

Applicants are asked to provide basic personal and financial information, and to write a brief essay of 100 words or less to describe how the grant would help them have A Brighter Tomorrow.

If you would like to apply for a Brighter Tomorrow grant, simply fill out the online application, print the application, or call 888-673-6287 to receive an application by mail. Applications are accepted from June 1 to September 1 of each year.
Applications submitted must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to be considered for funding:

  • Applicant must be diagnosed with MS, or be the parent of a minor child with MS.
  • Applicant must be over the age of 18.
  • Applicant must have no existing financial net (such as Medicaid or private insurance) to cover the request.
  • Applicant must grant the MSF the right to use their name and photograph for promotional purposes.
  • Applicant must agree to sign a disclaimer.
  • Applicant must be a resident of the United States.
  • Application must be postmarked/ time-stamped between June 1 and September 1.
  • Request must be for specific goods or services.
  • Cash, medications, or items available through current programs are not included.
Applicants are notified in December.