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P.O. Box 8943
Calabasas, CA 91372


The International Dyslexia Association, Los Angeles Branch is a non-profit organization that serves Los Angeles County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, and parts of Orange County. The Los Angeles County Branch is dedicated to stimulating awareness and understanding of dyslexia, to establish and promote the treatment of dyslexia and to give support to dyslexics and their families. Our purpose is accomplished through many free or low cost community programs by a group of hard working volunteers.

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IDALA Grant Program

Deadline for 2018 Proposals: April 15, 2018


IDALA Grant Program Priorities

The International Dyslexia Association, Los Angeles (IDALA) Grant Program seeks to award grants up to $7,500 in order to support schools and/or school districts in implementing programs that meet the organization’s priorities:

  • Priority 1: Promote the sustainable use of effective academic, social, and intervention programs for individuals with dyslexia.
  • Priority 2: Raise awareness and understanding of dyslexia in all settings (school, home, clinical, community) in order to support individuals with dyslexia, their families, and professionals.


Applications will be evaluated based on:

  • Completion of all sections
  • Alignment of application with IDALA priorities 1 and/or 2
  • Capacity for scaling to sustainability without additional funding


Acceptance and participation in the grant program will be at the sole discretion of the IDALA Grant Program Committee with approval from IDA's Executive Board. Grant recipients may apply only once within a period of two academic years.