The Application Process

Complete a grant application

A letter telling us your story

Any attachment that will help us understand your dream


Grant Review Process

Applicants are invited to submit grant requests at anytime throughout the year. However, grants are issued on a quarterly basis. To ensure that a request is considered at a particular board meeting, they must be received by the following dates:

Meeting Date Deadline Date
March February 1st
June May 1st
September August 1st
December November 1st

Mail application to:

Jill E. Harrington Hanzalik Memorial Fund
P.O. Box 797
Brattleboro, VT 05302


The Board will review all applications and determine if a grant is to be awarded, and the dollar amount of that grant. Only grants received in their entirety and completed with all the above requirements will be presented and considered by the board. All applicants will be notified either by mail or e-mail of their grant application status

*The services to be funded must not be the obligation of a public school or social service agency.*



Download the Application

The Fund is a living legacy to the attributes Jill exhibited daily with the way she lived her life. Her zest for living, drive to achieve her aspirations and enthusiasm were contagious to everyone she met. Jill forever changed the lives of everyone around her. This Fund is a celebration of that love, guidance, support and the realization of her desire to keep dreaming and CHASE YOUR DREAMS…