Do you know about MAP?
MAP stands for MPS Assistance Program. Through MAP the Society provides funding for one-off expenses related to MPS. We know that many of our families (due to necessity) are expert in seeking services, funding for their child however all sources have their limits. A MAP grant may be used to purchase equipment and services that other programs may not fund or fail to fully fund..
What can you apply for?
You can apply for funding for one-off, extraordinary expenses related to MPS. MAP will not fund ongoing expenses. Maximum amount available is $500 (discretion may be exercised in exceptional cases to increase this limit.)
Examples of potentially eligible costs include special equipment, travel costs, medical aids and dietary needs, counselling/case management, respite and conference expenses.
Who can apply?
To apply you must be a fully paid up Society member who resides in Australia.
When can I apply for funding through MAP?
Once applications to other funding sources have been exhausted or part funding granted application for assistance through MAP can be made. For advice on other funding sources contact the National Office 02 9476 8411
How do I apply?
Complete the Application Form (PDF) available on the website or contact the National Office. All receipts, quotes and estimates must accompany the application.
Remember the MPS Assistance Program is an important way in which the Society provides support for its members….Make the most of it! It is there for YOU!