Apply for SUPPORT

In order to apply for support, we will need a completed online application form located below.

For questions about grant eligibility & selection criteria, applying for a grant or a pending application, and family/young adult coaching contact

FOR YOUR PROTECTION – Before submitting  any financial documents electronically for review, we recommend you black out private information such as social security numbers, bank account numbers, driver’s license numbers, etc. This information is not required for review!

We respect your privacy and assure you that all of the information you provide will be held confidentially. With this in mind, we request your complete honesty and candor in your responses.

We have done our best to keep the application short and simple. In order for us to consider your application, all information requested must be submitted completely: this includes all of the supporting financial records.

We review all requests on a rolling basis and will do our best to respond promptly. Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us directly at or 408-618-8093.

While we’re not a research organization,  STLF assists with funding participants in a University of New Hampshire study on the effectiveness of outdoor behavioral healthcare and cognitive behavioral therapy. For more information about this study, click here.


  • The general financial guideline is that income does not exceed $150,000 per year. However, this is a guideline, and we review every application and supporting documents to determine financial need. We take into consideration circumstances such as cost of living, number of dependents, past and ongoing treatment, etc. If you have questions regarding this, please email or call us at 408-618-8093.
  • Applicant must already be accepted into a Sky’s the Limit Fund (STLF) wilderness therapy partner program. You can find a list of our wilderness therapy partners here:
  • Applicant must not already be attending/entered into the wilderness therapy program.
  • Funds are available for youth and young adults ages 10-25.
  • The application must be complete and submitted with all requested documentation.
  • Applicant’s primary address must be in the U.S.


  • Once a completed application is submitted, a STLF Family Support Manager will assess eligibility. Requests are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please note STLF only covers a portion of the wilderness therapy tuition. 
  • STLF will contact applicant to set up an interview date and time.
  • STLF will conduct a telephone interview with both the parent(s) and/or student.
  • Once the above items have been completed, STLF will review gathered information. The review process can take 3-5 business days.
  • There is no fee to apply or re-apply.
  • The amount awarded expires after 15 days. If your child is not entered into the program in that time, you must reapply.

BEFORE you begin the application, please have the following financial documents ready to upload at the very end of the application. Additional documents may be requested by STLF to determine financial necessity.

  • Two most recently filed complete (including all schedules and forms) federal income tax returns for the financial guarantor(s), parent(s), guardian(s) and/or legal custodian(s). (Please white out all social security numbers)
  • Two recent pay stubs for each working parent or guardian.
  • Most recent W-2(s) and/or 1099s for each working parent/guardian.
  • For self employed parents/guardians, instead of items b and c above, please provide your most current income statement and balance sheet for your business

Click Here to Begin an Online Application Form