Thanks so very much for what you have done to help my daughter move on in her recovery from her brain injury. Your efforts are greatly appreciated.

Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injury (TABI) Grant

Is The Traumatic And Acquired Brain Injury (TABI) Grant?

The Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injury (TABI) Grant is a mini-grant program administered by the State of Alaska, Division of Senior and Disability Services (SDS) and managed by the Alaska Brain Injury Network (ABIN). The grant is used to meet the needs of those who have sustained a traumatic or acquired brain injury.

Who Is Eligible For The Grant?

If you are an Alaskan resident, eighteen years or older and have a diagnosed traumatic or acquired brain injury, you are eligible to apply for this grant. SDS defines a traumatic or acquired brain injury as “an insult from physical force or internal damage to the brain or its coverings, not of a degenerative or congenital nature, that produces an altered mental state and that results in a decrease in cognitive, behavioral, emotional or physical functioning (AS 47.80.590).

How Much Is The Grant?

You can be awarded up to $2,500.00 per fiscal year (July 1 – June 30), with a maximum amount of $5,000.00 within five years.

What Can I Use It For?

The following categories (in order of priority) are funded by this grant:

  1. Medical services (including vision, hearing, psychological testing, medication, and occupational, physical or speech therapy, when prescribed by a health care professional) and equipment.
  2. Dental services and equipment
  3. Assistance with rent, housing deposit or utility (heating/fuel or electricity) payment, once in a lifetime
  4. Employment related services and supports
  5. Other equipment or services that improve the health, safety, or independent functioning and are directly related to the applicant’s brain injury.

How Do I Apply?

You can apply for the grant by printing out the application at the bottom of this page. Your health care provider will need to complete and sign the Verification of Diagnosis form. Please provide written price quotes for the item/service you are requesting funding for. You will need to submit the following documents each time you apply:

  • Application page (signed and dated)
  • Verification of Diagnosis
  • Release of Information
  • Price quotes

Applications are due the last business day of each month.

When everything is complete you can fax the application to 907-274-2826, attention Tyler Hislop or mail to:

Alaska Brain Injury Network
121 W. Fireweed Lane, #175
Anchorage, AK 99503

If have questions about the grant or need assistance with the application, please contact ABIN at 907-274-2814.

How Often Can I Apply?

You may apply for the grant as many times as needed until you reach the $2,500.00 yearly limit or $5000.00 five year limit.

How Will I Be Notified Of The Decision?

After the grant committee has made their determinations, letters will be mailed to each applicant regarding the status of their application.

Please contact 274-2824 or 274-2814 with your questions.

Download Authorization for Release of Information & Application

TABI Application forms


 
 
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