Harvesting Hope Financial Aid Scholarship Program

Fall 2016

When funding permits, Harvesting Hope provides scholarships to families that require assistance. These funds can be used by a family to renew a patient or caregiver card, send a child to Camp Candlelight, or as reimbursement for the cost of medicine.

It’s our dream to help all families. However, funds are limited, so we ask families who would like financial assistance to please apply to our scholarship program.

Here’s How It Works

Scholarships are allocated every 6 months. The next allocation date is September 1, 2016. Each scholarship lasts for six months. Once a family receives a scholarship, they are not eligible to receive another until their existing six month scholarship period ends.

Families who would like to receive financial assistance must complete an application. Application instructions and materials can be downloaded here. Applications for the next allocation date (September 1, 2016) will be accepted from July  1 to July 31, 2016. Please note: applications will not be accepted after July 31, 2016.

Applications may be submitted in the following ways:

  • Email to jessica@harvestinghope.com
  • Bring to 710 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 103, Tempe, AZ on July 9 between 4pm and 5pm
  • Mail to 2226 E. Hale St., Mesa, AZ (must be postmarked by July 31)

Applications are reviewed by Harvesting Hope’s Board of Directors to determine financial need and eligibility. Scholarships are awarded to families who require the greatest financial assistance. Families that do not receive financial assistance are encouraged to re-apply during the next application period.

The following one-year scholarships will be allocated on September 1, 2016:

  • Four $500 scholarships, which may be used for card renewals or medicine reimbursement (Arizona residents only).
  • Two $1,000 scholarships, which may be used for card renewals, or medicine reimbursement (Arizona residents only).

Reimbursement for Expenses

Families who are awarded one of the $500 or $1,000 scholarships may use the scholarship as reimbursement to send their child to Camp Candlelight, to renew patient or caregiver cards, or to purchase medicine. Families may purchase medicine from any Arizona dispensary that carries medicine approved by Harvesting Hope’s Medical Director, Dr. William Troutt, for use in treating their condition.

Purchases are reimbursed with receipt. Families may submit their receipts electronically or in person to Harvesting Hope’s Treasurer, Matthew DiDonato (matthew.didonato@gmail.com). The entire balance of the scholarship must be used within six months. Any remainder is returned to Harvesting Hope’s fund to be used for financial assistance for other families.