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2.1. Available Grants For People With A Disability

There are a number of available grants for people with a disability. All of the organizations have certain qualifying standards that the grant applicant will have to meet. Most have limits on the amount of funding they will provide. It is suggested that you contact the organization directly to get full information on their available grants, qualifying criteria, and process for applying. Please note that some grants are only available to individuals residing in certain countries or states and people suffering for certain conditions listed. Therefore, please make sure to check all the details before applying. 

Adaptive Sports Equipment Grants

Challenged Athletes Foundation's Access for Athletes Grants
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. Access for Athletes surmounts financial impediments to participation in sports, ensuring that challenged athletes are not left on the sidelines because they can't afford expensive equipment or training costs. The grant cycle period runs from September 1 - November 3. 
Phone - 858-866-0959
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GoHawkeye Enabling Grant Program
(970) 519-1439‬
The grant program is open to adaptive individuals and organizations in the United States and consists of adaptive sports equipment and sports experience grants. The grant cycle is biannual ending May 1 and November 1.
Phone - 970-519-1439
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IM ABLE Foundation
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.
Phone - 877-595-3505
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Kelly Brush Foundation
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. Allows disadvantaged individuals with SCI to purchase adaptive sporting equipments such as a mono ski or a hand cycle. In order for an individual to qualify for the grant he or she must be living in the United States and must supply the Foundation with information about their spinal cord injury, details on their source of income, and a description of the type of equipment they are seeking. The grant cycle is biannual, for spring the deadline is April and for fall the deadline is September. 
Phone - 802-846-5298
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Assistive Technology Grants

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC ) 
AT, DME, Home mods, Ramps, Vehicle mods in Georgia with a strong network of volunteers and partners, FODAC provides refurbished equipment and services for adults and children with disabilities to improve their overall quality of life. Over the years, our model to assist individuals with disabilities has remained the same: to provide free or low-cost wheelchairs and other durable medical equipment, vehicle and home adaptations and more. AT, DME are shipped nationwide. Above all, our staff is like a family that works together to make every day a little easier, and a little more affordable, for people in need.
Phone - 770-491-9014, 866-977-1204
Fax - (770) 491-0026 

I Got Legs Foundation
We create opportunities to transform lives for people with physical challenges
NEED LEGS Campaign requirements: Any US resident individuals with a permanent physical disability requiring the use of mobility technology are eligible to apply. There is no age requirement. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and may be required to provide documentation. Given limited resources, special emphasis will be given to projects that concern mobility technology (e.g. robotic exoskeletons, prosthetics, adaptive technologies for homes/vehicles, etc.) Eligible items:  wheelchairs, vehicle modifications (i.e., hand controls or lifts), small home modifications including bath, ramp, and lift installations, computers, bed/mattress, shower chairs and lifts.
PLEASE NOTE:Grants are not available towards the purchase of new or used vans; funds are available ONLY for vehicle modifications. Grants are disbursed directly to suppliers of the desired equipment or modifications, not to grantees. 
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Tyler Schrenk Foundation
The Tyler Schrenk Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving lives through the promotion and distribution of assistive technologies (AT). The world assistive technologies (AT) can be overwhelming and unfamiliar. The Tyler Schrenk Foundation helps people in need navigate this world by providing resources through our website, hosting 1:1 consultations, and even donating AT through our grant programs for those unable to afford it. 
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The Demonstrating Independence Program Grant
The demonstrating independence grant will provide one or more recipients quarterly with technologies that can help them become more independent. This could look like helping someone control their lights by voice, TV by voice or a way for someone without arm movement to control their cell phone. To apply for this grant, please go to our apply page and fill in your information as well as selecting the demonstrating independence grant selection. The recipients of this grants will find out at the beginning of each quarter if they have been selected.
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Wheels of Happiness
WOH was created to support spinal cord injury survivors and people with motor disabilities in disadvantaged communities around the world and help people with disabilities become independent and reintegrate. WOH provides people with medical equipments, supplies, scholarships, psychological help and inspiration to make them independent and productive. By doing this, we believe that everybody wins. The foundation is funded by the help of corporate and individual donors and by special events. Country list includes: USA, Latin America and some countries in Africa.
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General or Multipurpose Grants

Be Perfect SCI Foundation
BP provides direct financial and emotional aid to individuals living with paralysis by providing resources, paying for medical expenses, restoring hope, and encouraging personal independence through non-traditional methods for exercise-based therapy. BP promotes a holistic, exercise-based therapy approach to recovery. BP offers scholarships for activity-based therapy at The Perfect Step to qualified recipients. We also provide supplemental funds to those who cannot afford: wheelchairs, car adaptations, high medical bills, general daily medical necessities.
Phone - 909-621-9309
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Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation
Their goal is to find a cure for paralysis through funding the latest in medical research and to provide assistance to those that suffer from neurological disorders. Typical charitable grants to individuals have provided home and transportation accessibility assistance to those living with mobility disabilities with preference purpose going to those living with spinal cord injury. Other adaptive equipment such as shower chairs or computers are considered as well. Also award scholarships both for the spring and fall semesters to individuals that are either suffering from a neurological disorder or have parents that suffer from a neurological disorder.
Phone - 262-547-2083
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Welcome to Friends of Man
Friends of Man helps people of all ages with a large variety of needs: Mobility Equipment: (prostheses, wheelchairs, van lifts, and modifications, ramps, home modifications), Medical Equipment and Procedures, Hearing Aids, Dentures, Glasses, Basic Needs: Clothing for Children, Food, Short-term Daycare, Prescriptions, Cobra/Health Insurance And More! Apply to Friends of Man. 
Phone - 303-798-2342

Gridiron Heroes
Gridiron Heroes Spinal Cord Injury Foundation provides immediate, as well as, long term resources and support to individuals sustaining a catastrophic spinal cord injury through activities associated with high school football.
Phone - 210-849-9250, 210-735-2249
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High Fives Non-Profit Foundation 
The Empowerment Fund provides resources and inspiration to those who suffer a life-altering injury. Life-altering injuries are injuries such as spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, amputation or other mobility-limiting injuries that occurred in an athlete's lifetime. The resources and inspiration we provide come in the form of board-approved grant funding paid to service providers in nine funding categories: living expenses, insurance, health, travel, High Fives Healing Network, adaptive equipment, winter equipment, and "stoke" (positive energy, outlook, attitude). The foundation offers three grant cycles in the calendar year. 
Phone - 530-562-4270
Fax - 530-536-5012

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Horizon Hope Grant
To receive the Horizon Hope Grant, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to Horizon and live by Horizon's mission in their daily lives. Applicants can either be:
A full-time or part-time student attending a college or university for the purpose of obtaining an undergraduate or graduate degree. (Please Note: Horizon Hope Grant is available to students in all areas of study.) OR An individual with a physical disability in need of a specific accommodation, e.g., medical equipment, assistive technology, construction for adapted living, etc.
Phone: - 773-477-5170
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Ian Burkhart Foundation
A spinal cord injury is an extremely expensive feat even for those who are financially stable. The Ian Burkhart Foundation will help individuals seek out widely accessible funding sources and provide grants for items not usually covered by insurance however they will greatly increase independence and quality of life. Grants will be given after being determined necessary by the board. Eligible items include but are not limited to wheelchairs, exercise equipment, vehicle modifications, home modifications, adaptive equipment. It is up to the applicant to explain how this grant will improve their quality of life.
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Modest Needs
Modest Needs is a national nonprofit empowering members of the general public to make small, emergency grants to low-income workers who are at risk of slipping into poverty.
Phone - 844-667-3776
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PATH-WAY Scholarship and Assistance Fund
PATH-WAY champions inclusion and belonging yet understands how finances and a disability may limit an individuals access to the very activities that could improve their quality of life. To address this issue PATH-WAY has established a program 'Providing A WAY To Help' to provide financial assistance to help individuals with physical disabilities access their passion. PATH-WAY will provide grants (between $200 to $1000) to help individuals finance their dream. They also offer academic scholarships for high school seniors/graduates with physical disabilities who are planning on pursuing post secondary studies. 
Phone - 508-733-3240
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SCORE (Spinal Cord Opportunities for Rehabilitation Endowment)
SCORE is a non-profit organization that provides modest financial grants to people paralyzed while participating in sports or recreational activities. SCORE endeavors to improve the quality of life for people with 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 independence living.
Phone - 323-655-8298
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Triumph Foundation 
Triumph Foundation's mission is to help children, adults, and veterans with spinal cord injuries by providing them with resources, hope, and security to people living with paralysis as a life-long support service. Foundation pairs individuals with sponsors who can help meet their needs; we have a Fundraising Partnership where we team up with an individual to raise funds for specific items or services; we have an Equipment & Supply Exchange program where we help find a home for old, used, and extra equipment & supplies and arrange for it to be given to people who are in need; we loan items to people to increase independence and functionality; and we provide financial assistance through our Keep Moving Forward Grant program.
Phone - 661-803-3700
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Victoria's Victory Foundation
Victoria's Victory Foundation provides resources and hope to those with disabilities due to life-altering injuries or diagnosis. VVF gives the gift of HOPE! Victory Scholarships allow for those with mobility challenges to have access to resources they need to lead more independent lives. There are committee approved assistance gifts for the following areas of needs: recovery training sessions, in-home nursing services, home & mobility equipment, vehicle/driver assistance
Phone - 617-918-7979
Contact Form - Link

PAN Foundation
PAN foundation is an independent, national 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping federally and commercially uninsured people. Its mission is to help underinsured people with life-threatening, chronic, and rare diseases get the medications and treatments they need by assisting people with their out-of-pocket costs and advocating for improved access and affordability. The website mentions the list of all the medications cost covered.
Phone - 800-394-0161
Contact Form - Link

Home Modification & Housing Grants

Elderly or Disabled Living
As a nonprofit 501c3 charity, EDL's mission is to reduce costs associated with housing. We specifically provide help to lower income elderly or disabled individuals. EDL is not a home care facility though. Our nonprofit has many cost reducing techniques available to us. EDL's service includes but isn't limited to monetary assistance (e.g. the following is not an exclusive list): Dr. bills, cable, internet, health insurance, car payment, electric, rent, and mortgage. Eligibility is based on being 55 years of age or older, anyone determined to be disabled by the federal government, anyone who receives disability payments or anyone who is DARS client. 
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Joseph Groh Foundation 
The charter for the Joseph S Groh foundation as filed with the IRS states they are dedicated to providing financial support to those connected with the construction trades industry (plumbing, HVAC, electrical, roofing etc.) who are living with life altering injuries. Assistance provided is designed to pay for the provision of material (i.e. Durable medical equipment, etc.) or for services rendered. (i.e. construction of ramps to the home, widening of doorways, reconstruction of bathrooms for wheelchair access, etc.)
Phone - 214-998-9749
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Single Family Housing Repair Loans & Grants
Provides loans to very-low-income homeowners aged 62 or older to repair, improve or modernize their homes or grants to elderly very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards.To qualify an individual must be a homeowner and occupy the house, be unable to obtain affordable credit elsewhere, have a household income that does not exceed the very low limit by county, and for grants be age 62 years or older and not be able to repay a repair loan. 
Contact - Click link and select your state

Rehabilitation and Therapy Grants

Chanda Plan Foundation
The mission of the Chanda Plan Foundation is to improve the quality of life for persons with physical disabilities through direct services and systemic change to access integrative therapies. Our direct services include acupuncture, massage, chiropractic, adaptive exercise and adaptive yoga. Services are provided at the foundation and at provider locations nationwide.
Phone - 800-766-4255
Fax - 800-533-4684
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Falling Forward Foundation
The Falling Forward Foundation™ supports patients recovering from catastrophic medical issues. We provide funding that allows patients to continue their rehabilitation, to recover to their fullest potential, and to move forward in their lives.
Phone - 785-550-8129
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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.
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MW Fund:
MW Fund provides financial aid for specialized spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation that is not covered by insurance and to further support research initiatives developed for SCI recovery. They also develop and build out a program that will raise awareness about basketball courts with unsafe playing conditions and support projects that can make necessary improvements to outdated unsafe facilities. 
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Project Thirty Four
Project 34 assists with the purchasing of medical equipment and assistive devices that may not be otherwise accessible to a patient, as well as provides grants to individuals to afford physical therapy for optimal function.
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Tighten The Drag Foundation
Seeks to assist nominated candidates with funding assistance to cover ongoing therapy needs, specialized equipment and helping to organize and fund recreational activities to qualified and nominated recipients to help provide a break from the daily stresses in their life. Because we believe that being in the outdoors is vital and beneficial to the health and well being of every individual, especially those dealing with difficulties in life, we help in assisting you locate programs and professionals in your area that are reputable and who provide much needed fun and variance from your normal daily routines, not only for you but for your family caregivers as well.
Phone - 813-743-2827
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Walking with Anthony 
Walking with Anthony covers the cost of essential rehabilitation therapy so that people suffering from an SCI can face the enormous challenge of physical recovery with freedom from the relentless financial weight of paying for rehab. They are also expanding rehab centers to ensure all who can benefit from dedicated facilities and communities for SCI rehab have access to them. 
Phone - 888-712-4WWA
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Travel Assistance Grants

New Perspective Foundation
Nonprofit organization that helps individuals in Ohio, Georgia and Florida who are currently hospitalized due to a spinal cord injury by assisting their family and friends with airfare, gasoline and lodging expenses so they can travel to support them in their time of need.
Phone - 800-435-7352
Contact - Link to form

Adaptive Vehicle & Modification Grants

National Organization for Vehicle Accessibility
Organization that works to provide vehicle modification grants to individuals with disabilities throughout the United States and Canada in need of financial assistance. The National Organization for Vehicle Accessibility (NOVA) believes that every individual has the right to accessible transportation. NOVA’s mission is to assist those with mobility needs through education, information and product acquisition. Applications are accepted at anytime and grants are awarded based on applications received on a quarterly basis. 
Phone - 574-607-5995
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BraunAbility (State Funding)
These grants and other programs could help you finance a wheelchair van, scooter, wheelchair lift, adaptive driving equipment, or other mobility product. Select your state on the map to see the available grants to apply for in your state.
Phone - 800-488-0359

Grants for Specific Medical Conditions

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
This foundation provides programs and support services to those individuals affected by MS to help them maintain their health, safety, self-sufficiency, and personal well-being. They aim to heighten public awareness in order to elicit financial support. They provide grants to individuals with MS such as funding for a neurologist visit for uninsured, prescription, co-pays, and physical, occupational or speech therapy.
Phone - 954-776-6805
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Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA)
MSAA is a national, non-profit organization founded in 1970.This foundation is dedicated to improving lives through ongoing support and direct services to individuals with MS, and their families. It runs a cooling distribution program which offers cooling products such as cooling vests and other accessories, since many people with MS are heat sensitive.They also offer equipment assistance programs that provide equipment that are designed to improve safety, mobility, activities of daily living along with exercise/wellness opportunities. These amenities are offered to people who qualify for assistance at no charge. Applications can be found on the website to apply.
Phone - 800-532-7667, ext. 154
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MS Research and Relief Fund
MS Research and Relief Fund offers grants for financial assistance to individuals affected by MS and to groups representing people affected by MS towards the cost of aids and adaptations, equipment and respite. These grants are available to people specifically located in the United Kingdom and people from other countries in the North East. Application available on their website.
Phone - 0167-705-5829
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Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief
PAF foundation is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which provides case management services and financial aid to Americans with chronic, life threatening and debilitating illnesses which includes Multiple Sclerosis. The health equity funds provide needed financial assistance to eligible patients across 220 counties across 31 states. Check their website to see the list of states and counties for your eligibility.
Phone - 866-512-3861
Fax - 757-952-0119
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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Grants 

LES Turner ALS Foundation
The mission of LES Turner foundation is to provide the most comprehensive care and support to people living with ALS and their families, so they can confidently navigate disease, and advance scientific research for the prevention, treatment and cure of ALS. They offer a variety of financial assistance to people living with ALS and their families. This includes the Walter Boughton Foundation Support service grants, the Dan Nelson Respite care grant program, assistive technology grants, and the Stuart Rosen ALS transportation fund. The eligibility varies for different grants so please check the website to see if you qualify. 
Phone - 847-679-3311
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HealthWell Foundation 
HealthWell foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving access to healthcare for America's underinsured. They fill the gap by assisting with copays, premiums, deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses. They have helped more than 727,000 patients since 2004 who cannot afford essential treatments and medications.They help people with their prescription copays, pediatric treatment costs, travel costs and behavioral health services. Application and eligibility qualifications are available on their website. 
Phone - 800-675-8416
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Project Main Street Financial Help Fund
Project Main St. helps both low income and middle income individuals and their families who are experiencing financial challenges as a direct result of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). They help with treatment cost, medications etc depending on the need of the patient. Referrals need to come from members of ALS patients or medical teams, family members or patients themselves. They will contact the person in order to collect certain information regarding the potential recipient’s medical condition and obtain background information before assistance is granted. 
Phone - 800-965-6246
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ALS Association 
ALS association is a national nonprofit organization fighting ALS on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, they build hope and enhance quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and cures. Financial grants are dependent on the geographic location of the patient or their families. Therefore, click on your local chapter to see what kinds of grants and resources they have available. Most of the common resources they have are home visit programs, respite care, support groups, equipment loans, home modification and transportation assistance. 
Phone - 800-782-4747
Email - click on local chapters to find the email based on your location.

Cerebral Palsy Grants

Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association 
CHASA, is a nonprofit organization that provides information and provides support to families of children who have hemiplegia, hemiparesis or hemiplegic cerebral palsy. It provides three informational websites, over 30 online discussion groups, provides family retreat scholarships, provides financial assistance to help families in need to purchase hand and foot braces, provides college and vocational school and athletic scholarships for young adults, and supports local family events through small grant programs.   
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The MORGAN Project
MORGAN stands for making opportunities reality by granting assistance nationwide. They provide families with specialized programs for children with special health care needs, disabilities, sensory issues and concerns thus improving quality of life for the entire family. They are located in East central Florida and serve families locally and nationwide through a host of quality of life programs. Through Morgan’s legacy gift program they provide adaptive equipment, sensory supplies, conference travel and registrations, bath chairs, car seats, lightweight portable adaptive strollers, vestibular stimulation, disease-specific medical support group, and other non-cash resources to families of children with disabilities. The program varies from year to year based on the available funding so applicants are asked to check their website and apply when the application portal is open.  
Phone - 321-506-2707
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United Healthcare Children’s Foundation
UHCCF is a charitable organization that offers timely financial support to families so they can focus on what is most important to improve the quality of life of their child. They provide grants to help with medical expenses which are not covered or not fully covered by a family’s commercial health insurance across the United States. They have awarded 31,300 grants to children and their families. There are eligibility requirements listed on their website,  applicants or family members who meet the criteria can apply for grants on the website. 
Phone - 855-698-4223
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Variety - the children’s charity
Variety - the children’s charity’s purpose is to serve children who are less fortunate, children who live and grow up with serious illness, disability, or disadvantage. Under Variety’s Care program, they deliver critical life-saving medical equipment and services, health and well-being to individuals and children’s health organizations who have CP. Under Variety's Freedom program they deliver vital life-changing equipment and services for mobility, independence and social inclusion to individuals and children with CP. The funds collected by charity are used to purchase wheelchairs, adaptive bicycles, walkers, standing aids, positioning systems, and vehicle modifications. Patients will need to find their local chapters on their website and contact them for the process of applying.  
Phone - 323-954-0920
Fax - 323-954-8630
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Spina Bifida Grants

Help Hope Live 
Help Hope Live supports community-based fundraising for people with unmet medical expenses and related costs due to cell and organ transplants or catastrophic injuries and illnesses which includes Spina Bifida. They help to pay for a wide range of expenses including out-of-pocket costs for medications, durable medical equipment, home health care, wheel-chair accessibility modifications, physical therapy, innovative treatments and medical travel. They run a community based fundraising to help those in need to raise funds for medical treatment costs associated with Spina Bifida care. Patients or family members will need to complete a short campaign request on their website for the fundraising process. 
Phone - 800-642-8399
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Grant’s Cause 
It is a non-profit organization which raises money for medical funds for children suffering from Spina Bifida. They help young children and families with medical expenses for therapies, medical supplies, equipment and more. They have an application link available on their website so individuals can apply for assistance.
Application form - Link

Muscular Dystrophy Grants

Muscular Dystrophy Family Foundation
This foundation is dedicated to offering practical services and resources that promote quality of life, independence, mobility, and safe living. Some of the supportive resources they have provided families in the past includes adaptive equipment such as ramps, lifts, and wheelchairs. They also help with home modifications and transportation. They also run an accessible Van Giveaway program regularly to award wheelchair accessible vans for individuals needing reliable transportation. Application available on the website.
Phone - 317-615-9140
Application form -Link

The Assistance Fund 
The Assistance Fund is an independent charitable assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out of pocket costs to provide financial assistance. They provide help for patients living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Eligible patients can receive financial assistance for copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, health insurance premiums and incidental medical expenses relating to travel and infusions. Since new funds open and close at any time, patients are encouraged to check the website frequently.
Phone - 855-730-5877

Colorado Fund for Muscular Dystrophy
CFMD is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3). They help to raise funds to be used for financial support of activities, programs, and events that will increase the quality of life for persons with Muscular Dystrophy and other neuromuscular disorders. It provides financial assistance in the form of grants and scholarships such as providing assistive technology, medical equipment, therapies, medical supplies, home modifications or recreation center membership and other equipment needed to support persons with muscular dystrophy. Grant applicants must be a United States resident with a diagnosis of any form of muscular dystrophy or neuromuscular disorders.
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Laughing at my Nightmare 
Laughing at my nightmare Inc. works to improve the quality of life for people living with disabilities by providing free adaptive and medical equipment and assistive technology to people in need. They aim to supply devices and technology that enhance the lives of clients and help them live healthier, more comfortable and more productive lives. They run a program called No more Nightmares and the goal of this is to provide people living with muscular dystrophy with important equipment and technology to keep them living awesome lives. Eligibility criteria is mentioned on the website.
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Traumatic Brain Injury Grants

Life Goes On After TBI (Only for residents of New England)
This grant program helps individuals who are experiencing hardships as a result of suffering a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury by distributing grants that would help offset the cost of therapy, resource or service not covered by insurance. Individuals must be residents of New England to be eligible to apply. More information regarding eligibility is mentioned on the website. 
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Stroke Grants

The Stroke Foundation 
The Stroke Foundation was founded in 2020 which empowers stroke survivors during their recovery and rehabilitation phase by providing grants to stroke survivors experiencing financial hardships to help cover the cost of physical, occupational or speech therapy. The eligibility requirements are listed on the website and applications are received in accordance with the guidelines and policies and on a case by case basis. They notify grant recipients via email within 60 days of the application deadline. 
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Stroke Recovery Foundation
Stroke Recovery Foundation’s mission is to assist stroke survivors to maximize their recoveries and to reduce the overall negative impact of this disease in SW Florida and across America. The foundation established the Stroke Victory Recovery Fund to pay partial scholarships for survivors who would benefit from additional speech, physical, and occupational therapy but whose insurance reimbursements have been terminated,  and survivors do not have the financial resources to continue. This is how they help survivors to recover their indepence and life functionality. Individuals need to request an application using the email listed. 
Phone - 239-254-8266
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Scott Coopersmith Stroke Awareness Foundation
This foundation is dedicated to connecting with those individuals that are affected by stroke. Through community outreach, this foundation raises funds to further the awareness of stroke in young individuals, encourage the rehabilitation of survivors and provide emotional and financial assistance to survivors and caregivers. They also help survivors to fund occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy. Application is available on their website under resources.  
Phone - 772-485-0571
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Spinal Muscular Atrophy

PAN Foundation
The mission of PAN foundation is to help underinsured people with life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases get the medications and treatments they need by assisting with their out of pocket costs and advocating for improved access and affordability. They have opened a new patient assistance program specifically for people living with spinal muscular atrophy to help them with access to new therapies. There are eligibility requirements listed on their website and instructions about how to apply for a grant.
Phone - 866-316-7263
Contact form - Link

Gwendolyn Strong Foundation
This foundation works to fill in the gaps needed to create real change and build a more inclusive future for those with disabilities, especially people who are suffering from SMA. They provide grants for durable medical equipment, financial assistance, assistive technology and adaptive equipment, funeral expenses, home modifications, and accessible vehicles. Eligibility criteria for the grants are mentioned on their website. 
Phone - 805-203-0334
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Application - Link

Zolgensma Copay Assist Program
Zolgensma is an adeno-associated virus vector-based gene therapy indicated for the treatment of pediatric patients less than 2 years of age with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. This program helps eligible commercially insured patients diagnosed with SMA to potentially receive copay assistance when individuals sign up for the program. Some of the services provided include help with insurance co-payments and assistance with medications or medication expenses. Eligibility guidelines are listed on the website. 
Phone - 855-441-4363

Cure SMA
Cure SMA leads the way to a world where everyone impacted by spinal muscular atrophy is empowered to lead independent, successful and fulfilling lives. Cure SMA provides practical support programs for the community and advocates for their needs.They also provide care packages and loans necessary medical equipment for children. Eligibility criteria is mentioned on the website. 
Phone - 800-886-1762
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Guillain Barre Syndrome 

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
NORD, a 501(c)(3) is a patient advocacy organization dedicated to individuals with rare diseases. NORD, along with its more than 300 patient organization members, is committed to the identification, treatment and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and patient services. They provide eligible patients with medical and financial needs in affording the treatment costs. Patients must have a confirmed diagnosis of GBS within 12 months of application to the program in order to apply. There are several eligibility requirements listed, so please make sure to check them in order to apply. Contact the organization for the application process.
Phone - 203-309-3896
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