Several grants are available to support athletes financially, including for adaptive sports equipment.
Steps in where rehabilitation and health insurance end by providing funding grants for adaptive sports equipment such as sports wheelchairs, handcycles, mono skis and sports prosthetics, and resources for training and competition expenses directly to physically challenged individuals.
Individual Grant Program awards grants to individuals with paralysis due to a spinal cord injury (SCI). The purpose of the individual grant program is to increase participation in adaptive sports and recreation activities and improve the quality of life for individuals living with SCI.
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.
Provides relief for financial needs that arise during hospitalization and recovery as well as assistance for those with perpetuating needs in a variety of ways including Service Member and Family Support, Specialized & Adaptive
Equipment, Adaptive Housing, Adaptive Transportation, Education and Career Transition Assistance, PTS and TBI Support, Team Semper Fi, and America’s Fund.
The Lee Montgomery Athlete Assistance Fund (LMAAF), established in 2022 by the generosity of The Meijer Foundation, seeks to support and empower athletes with physical disabilities who are training competitively in adaptive sports and looking to take their game to the next level. The LMAAF provides WAS athletes with financial support to learn, grow and practice their favorite sport or participate in a sport that they otherwise might not be able to experience. The goal of the LMAAF is to give all individuals an opportunity to become the best athletes they can be, both on and off the field of play.