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Services > Youth Services Clothing Grant

Youth Services Clothing Grant

Application Period Changed
Youth clothing grant applications will be available July 15, 2020 through Feb. 15, 2021.

Applications will be available for the youth services clothing grant June 1–Dec. 31, 2021.

The Chickasaw Nation Youth Services Division is accepting applications for the youth clothing grant. Applications will be available June 1–Dec. 31, 2021. This program provides Chickasaw students, ages three to 18, with $200 to purchase school clothes.

Grants will be provided in the form of a VISA gift card once per school year, and must be used for school clothing purchases only.

You Provide

  • Report card or progress reports (grades K-12 only) are required for 2021-2022 school year

Eligibility

  • Registered Chickasaw citizen
  • Ages three to 18 (through high school seniors)
  • Current Report card or progress report

Other Information

Purchasing Guidelines

  • Purchases are limited to clothing only. Items that may be purchased include: dresses, shirts, shoes, boots, blouses, pants, shorts, capris, undergarments, school uniforms, jackets, coats, winter gloves, backpacks and belts.
  • Unapproved, non-clothing purchases include: groceries, makeup, jewelry, perfume, hair products, flip flops, tobacco, alcohol, pajamas, swimsuits, cleats, sports equipment, ball caps and/or hats, etc.
  • All transactions are monitored for misuse or non-compliance. Grantees found in non-compliance will be placed on probation for the upcoming school year.
  • Prior to the next application period, all original receipts must be returned to the division of youth services, by mail or in-person. The first and last name of the student/child must be written on each receipt.
  • The Chickasaw Nation Division of Youth Services is absolved from any further responsibility of cards upon delivery to the grantee.
  • Ten dollars will be deducted for all replacement cards.

Application Process

  • Applications may be submitted online Chickasaw.net/Services.
  • Applications may be submitted by mail at the Chickasaw Nation Division of Youth Services. Online submissions will receive processing priority. Mailed applications may take additional time to process.
  • Applications must be signed by a parent or guardian. If guardianship or custody has changed, please provide proper documentation with application.
  • Students possessing only a CDIB card should contact the Chickasaw Nation Citizenship office at (580) 436-7250.

Award Notification

  • Qualifying applicants will be notified with an award letter via the USPS.
  • A non-reloadable VISA card will be issued.
  • The card must be activated upon receipt.

Service Area

Both

This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

Phone:
(580) 272-5585

Location

Youth & Family Building
231 Seabrook Road
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 310-6620