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Anna Freud Altruistic Analysis Grant Application (AFAA)

Frequently Asked Questions

Can grants support moving treatments from 1/week to 2/week?

No. Grants only support moving treatments from 2/week to greater frequency

If a patient stops treatment for which a grant has been awarded, can a reapplication be placed for support of work with another patient?

Yes. A new application can result in a transfer of the grant award.

How do I apply?

Applications can be completed online or printed from the website.

Applications can be emailed to, faxed to 1-866-534-7555, or mailed to ACP 1964 Rahncliff Ct #22123 Eagan, MN 55122.

Is the grant tax-free?

No.  Awardees will be asked to submit a completed W-9 form with the first Work Documentation Form and will be issued a 1099 form in January.

Are AFAA grants available to candidates who work in their institute's clinic as part of their analytic training obligation?

Candidate grant applicants who work in their institute’s clinic must submit a letter from their training director giving permission to apply for an ACP AFAA grant.

What happens if there is a change in patient attendance?

If a patient’s attendance decreases or ceases, recipients will receive a pro-rated portion of the allocated funds. That information must be noted on the Work Documentation Form.

Are checks made out to the individual or the organization at which the individual works?

Checks are payable to the individual only.

Who do I contact with questions?

Questions about the grant and eligibility can be directed to the AFAA Chair, Ava Bry Penman at 617-232-1080  or at

Questions about applications or the process can be directed the ACP Administrator, Darcy Schatz, at or 763-645-2157.

1964 Rahncliff Ct #22123
Eagan, MN 55122
Phone: 763-645-2157
Fax: 866-534-7555

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