SportsAbilities Adaptive Sports and Disability Resources
Adaptive Sports Fund
The Adaptive Sports Fund (ASF’s) main objective is to raise funds that will allow us to purchase the necessary adaptive sports and recreational equipment. Furthermore, ASF aims to provide grants to individuals for various adaptive sports equipment; as well as adaptive sports prosthetics to aspiring athletes. This way ensuring that all people with physical disabilities can live life without limitations.
Though the price of obtaining a postsecondary education can be steep, both traditional and online college degrees should be accessible to everyone. To offset costs, many seek alternative sources of funding, including grants, loans and scholarships. Students with disabilities who are entering college will find that there are selective scholarship opportunities for which they may apply that can help pay for school. Below, discover scholarships, both narrowly- and broadly-focused, that can help students with disabilities pay for their educations, as well as additional resources for obtaining funding.
America's Fund is a program created to direct urgently needed resources and financial support to injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. This is a program of the Semper Fi Fund, an established 501(c)(3) nonprofit with an A+ rating from the American Institute of Philanthropy and a 4-star (highest possible) rating from Charity Navigator. Since its inception in 2004, the Semper Fi Fund has provided more than $76 million in support.
The Antonio V. Glassberg Educational Foundation is a nonprofit Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Building upon its first decade-plus of work, the updated mission of the Foundation is to provide tuition scholarship grants to educational institutions for the benefit of academically promising physically disabled students with financial need in order for those individuals to attend primary and secondary (K - 12) private schools
It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation to provide opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. The Challenged Athletes Foundation believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.
**Greater San Diego County ONLY** The Thrive Program offers “Response TWO” financial assistance to help purchase necessary equipment and services to promote an active and productive lifestyle. Grant funding can be used toward wheelchairs, exercise equipment, computers, car and home modifications and physical therapy.
The Honor Group, has built an alliance with the philanthropic community, faith-based organizations, and school districts. Our vision encompasses all branches of the military. Our values are rooted in the tradition of generosity, loyalty, and honor.
Make no mistake, we are a group of individuals and like-minded people who leave a legacy of hope every place we go. We provide practical help for those re-entering civilian life.
IM ABLE Grants are awarded to disabled individuals and supporting organizations and provide hand-cycles, adaptive skis and 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.
The Kelly Brush Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to: advocating for improving ski racing safety, supporting research to treat and cure paralysis due to traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI), improving the quality of life for individuals living with SCI by purchasing adaptive athletic equipment for those with financial limitations, and supporting the U.S. Adaptive Ski Team.
National Association of Injured & Disabled Workers
PO Box 66
Fox Lake, Illinois 60020
NAIDW is a nationally recognized 501 (c) (3) public charity whose purpose is to provide unlimited resources, support, guidance and short-term financial assistance to injured & disabled workers and their families as a result of injury, illness, pain or disability.
The RiderDown Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping responsible off road motorcyclists and ATV racers who have been injured while riding. Proceeds are used to provide assistance to the riders and their families when faced with medical expenses and related issues.
Spinal Cord Opportunities for Rehabilitation Endowment
PO Box 251255
Los Angeles, California 90025
SCORE aims to assist young people who have been injured while participating in sporting events or athletic recreation. SCORE endeavors to improve the quality of life for people with a spinal cord injury, assisting with the substantial out-of-pocket costs associated with obtaining the best medical care, home amenities and transportation. The end goal is to facilitate rehabilitation and independent living.
The Semper Fi Fund (SFF) provides relief for financial needs that arise during hospitalization and recovery as well as assistance for those with perpetuating needs. Our program provides support 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 USC Physically Challenged Athletes Scholarship Fund. The goal is to help pave the way for individuals to overcome their tragedies and strive for a brighter future. Founded and hosted at the University of Southern California since 1981.
The purpose of a PossAbilities grant or scholarship is to provide support for our members to improve the quality of life, assist in the reintegration of those with disabilities into the community and society, and to meet the specific needs of our members.
It is the mission of the ThreeSixtyFive Foundation to provide, through financial and non-financial means, assistance to physically challenged individuals in returning to an active lifestyle during the first year of their recovery.
Triumph Foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to help individuals with Spinal Cord Injury triumph over their disability and to inspire them to keep moving forward with their lives by pushing themselves toget better every day.
Triumph Foundation works to minimize the obstacles that one faces after suffering Spinal Cord Injury. We specialize in galvanizing and restoring lives after Spinal Cord Injury (SCI).
The Foundation seeks to a provide a philanthropic platform in the community, support youth & adaptive sports programs and to offer the opportunity for our disabled community and young people to participate in a variety of sports and recreational activities that would not be available to them without our help.
The Turtle Ridge Foundation is proud to be a non-profit organization supporting adaptive and youth sports programs.
The adaptive and youth sports programs in our communities experience a variety of obstacles and often lack essential support, equipment and funding needed to succeed. While all of us make our way through life’s struggles, the disabled community and the children need the most encouragement and opportunity to explore their athletic capabilities. The Turtle Ridge Foundation is proud to offer grants, scholarships, general funding and our new exclusive TRF MonoSki to the adaptive and youth sports world.
Variety – The Children's Charity of the United States is an association of 22 chapters throughout the country that empower local kids who are disabled and disadvantaged to live, laugh and learn. With the help of dedicated volunteers and generous individual and corporate supporters, Variety - The Children's Charity is able to expand the horizons of deserving children
Wheels With Wings can provide financial support to individuals who have suffered a spinal cord injury and are in need of services or equipment. From wheelchairs to vehicle and home modifications to rehabilitation – Wheels With Wings offers grants for those in need.