Adaptive equipment and training are expensive! Lucky for us, there are organizations who want to help! Please take a look at the criteria and funding requirements prior to applying.
Kelly Brush Foundation
The Kelly Brush Foundation has two passions: helping people thrive by incorporating sports and recreation into their lifestyle and preventing injuries in the sport of ski racing.
ADAPTIVE SPORTS EQUIPMENT GRANT
WHO: This grant is open for those with Spinal cord injuries (caused by traumatic injury or medical cause), spina bifida & transverse myelitis.
WHAT: Any piece of adaptive sports equipment that allows an applicant to be active and participate in a sport or recreational activity will be considered
GUIDELINES: Download Guidelines & Requirements
APPLICATION: Fall application NOW OPEN
DUE: September 30
Challenged Athletes Foundation
Established in 1997, the Challenged Athletes Foundation recognizes the athletic greatness inherent in all people with physical challenges and supports their athletic endeavors by providing unparalleled sports opportunities that lead to success in sports — and in life.
ACCESS FOR ATHLETES
WHO: Athlete who has physical disability that is recognized within the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) classifications
WHAT: Coaching/training fees, like a gym membership and coaching fees; Competition expenses, like entry fees, flights and lodging for an event; Equipment
APPLICATION: OPENS SEPTEMBER 2017, Check back then.
Handcycling Funding Option
While ReActive Adaptations is not affiliated with the foundations listed on this page, there are some good resources listed on their website: Handcycle Funding Sources
Road Runner Sports
Our goal is giving as many children as possible a fun way to learn how to ride, gain strength and participate in great events!
ATHLETES HELPING ATHLETES
WHO: Grant recipients must be 18 years of age or younger and have a permanent physical disability
WHAT: Adaptive Cycle
APPLICATION: ALWAYS OPEN... Download Application