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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.

Due to COVID-19, if you are not able to obtain a current report card for the 2020-2021 school year, the document will not be required (one-time only).

This program provides grant funding to eligible Chickasaw students with a $200 grant once per school year 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.

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You Provide

  • Due to COVID-19, report cards or progress reports (grades K-12 only) are not required for 2020-2021 school year

Eligibility

  • Registered Chickasaw citizen
  • Ages three to 18 (through high school seniors)

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 by using an existing account or creating a new user account at 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.

Online Applications

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