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The Ginny Sidlowski Applied Education Foundation, Inc. (Ginny’s Gift) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) public charity. The foundation exists to provide funding for applied educational purposes. The foundation will award grants to qualifying entities which submit innovative programs and learning methods for consideration in the initial categories of autism, epilepsy and FAB Labs. Special consideration is given to programs: a) for autism that are evidence-based, b) that combine autism and epilepsy, or c) combine all three categories. Topic areas for grant consideration are unrestricted but must include a clearly defined applied education activity or methodology. The grants awarded for each category will be administered as separate funds. The grants are not intended for nor will any grants be awarded to conduct basic research, medical or technical, in any of the funded areas. Grants will be awarded to: a) centers and/or schools that provide Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI), Consultative Behavioral Intervention (CBI) and similar/related services to children and adults with autism, epilepsy or epileptic autism; and b) K-12 schools, technical colleges, colleges, and universities that operate MIT-chartered FAB Labs in conjunction with a fully-integrated STEM/STEAM curriculum.