Official Press Release

The Diverse Learners Recovery Fund, a collaboration between the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) and Ada S. McKinley Community Services, Inc., is dedicated to aiding families of students with disabilities impacted by COVID-19.

It operates as a lottery-style grant drawing, offering a one-time cash grant of $500 to eligible students with disabilities. Up to 8,000 will be selected through the lottery to receive the grant.

Eligible parents or guardians can Learn More and Apply online at