We know that you are working hard to stay safe and healthy, take care of your families, meet the needs of the individuals you serve, and find creative ways to connect from a distance. ASHA members’ and volunteers’ safety is our top priority, and we’re here to help you during this uncertain time. Check for the latest updates and resources, including on telepractice.

Please contact the Action Center (800-498-2071 or with any questions.

ASHA Offers Grants for State Association Student Advocacy Initiatives


A grant of $1,000 is available to state associations interested in developing/increasing student participation in state advocacy day activities.


Grants will be awarded to state associations based on the application, budget allocation information, and agreement signature by the state association president. Results of the review team will be final. All funds are to be expended for advocacy day activities conducted in 2020 and projects will not be considered finished until the Student Advocacy Day Activities Final Report and Expenses Form (including receipts) are completed and submitted to ASHA. These reports and receipts are due within 60 days of the completion of your advocacy event(s) or October 30, 2020, whichever comes first.


  • Application Due: October 12, 2019
  • Award Notice: October 26, 2019
  • Payment Issued: November 16, 2019
  • Report Deadline: 60 days after advocacy event(s) or October 30, 2020, whichever comes first


State Association Application for Student Advocacy Form

Student Advocacy Day Activities Final Report and Expenses Form

Learn More About Including Students in Advocacy

Step-By-Step Guide to Planning a Successful Event

ASHA Contact

Susan Adams
Director of State Legislative & Regulatory Affairs
Phone: 301-296-5665

ASHA Corporate Partners