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Circle of Friends 

For one final year CoF grants for 2020-2021 are being funded for all existing and new CoF sites.  

CoF Information and Resources!

  • On-site support from a Circle of Friends Coach: Need help getting started with circle of friends?  New Circle of Friends Coaches are available to provide onsite, and/or video conference support.  Click here to make a referral to the CoF Coach in your area. 
  • CoF Virtual Learning Community: For teaching ideas, lesson plans, and much more, click here to visit the Circle of Friends Virtual Learning Community! 
Basic Grant Requirements for the 2020-2021 School Year

We want to make this opportunity as simple as possible for all facilitators!  Our goal, through collaboration with Autism Action Partnership is to help bring Circle of Friends groups to schools across the state.  Please submit the following items via the google link provided.  (The links will be sent on October 15th, 2020).

Required Items due November 1, 2020 (upload to your November 1st Required Document Folder)

  1. A list of the planned meeting dates/topics for the 2020-2021 school year.  Click here for a Sample Meeting and Activity Schedule
  2.  One completed lesson plan.  Click here for a Sample Lesson Plan.  Click here for a Blank Lesson Plan Template.
Required Items due May 31, 2021 (upload to your Reimbursement and Receipts Folder using the link above):
  1. Completed Reimbursement Form.  Click here for the 2020-2021Reimbursement Form
  2. All associated receipts