Resources

Grant Opportunities

Are you an athlete in need of equipment, want to attend a training camp or travel to a competition?

Check out the grant opportunities available to you.

Challenged Athletes Foundation

CAF

The 2020 Challenged Athletes Foundation Grant is open through November 1, 2019 – APPLY NOW!

The mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) is to serve people with physical disabilities through sport and fitness with meaningful grants. The grants awarded are for travel and competition expenses, coaching and training expenses, and adaptive sports equipment.

Sportable urges all athletes to apply for a CAF grant to offset travel & training costs or to obtain custom sports equipment. Although priority for the CAF grants are awarded to athletes with financial need, all athletes are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply >> https://bit.ly/2kFacT8
Apply Now >> https://webportalapp.com/sp/cafgrant_20

 

Kelly Brush Foundation

Kelly Brush Foundation

The Kelly Brush Foundation is dedicated to making active lifestyles a reality for anyone with a spinal cord injury. Life is better active!

Through the Active Fund, we provide grants for individuals with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury to purchase adaptive sports equipment. We believe in the power of sport and recreation to foster inclusion and overcome the barriers of paralysis. We have helped over 740 people from 47 states purchase handcycles, monoskis, sport chairs, racing chairs, hockey sleds, and much more.  You can learn more about the Active Fund and the guidelines here.

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Getting Back Up

Provide qualified and selected individuals with funding for participation in exercise-based recovery programs and the purchase of adaptable products. These programs and products have been proven to greatly improve the physical and emotional well-being of the injured individual.

http://www.gettingbackup.org/

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IM Able Foundation – Adaptive Equipment Grants

IM ABLE Grants are awarded to disabled individuals, providing hand-cycles and other adaptive athletic gear, as well as instructional training programs for those in need. Our purpose is to unleash the potential in physically challenged children and adults to be more active, enjoy the benefits of physical fitness, and spend more time in the great outdoors.

https://imablefoundation.org/programs/

Travis Roy Foundation

Dedicated to enhancing the life of individuals with spinal cord injuries and their families by providing adaptive sports equipment and assistive technology. Travis Roy Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for spinal cord injury through increased funding of research, resulting in self-reliance and the ability to be as independent as possible… Examples of eligible items include upgrade and maintenance of wheelchairs, vehicle modifications (i.e., hand controls or lifts), small home modifications including ramp and lift installation, computers, and other adaptive equipment.
https://www.travisroyfoundation.org/

Other Resources

Need information on career counseling, school to work readiness training, work-based learning (mentoring and internships) or family education and support? Check out the resources available at:

National Youth Transitions Center
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
Office of Disability Employment Policy