The Challenged Athlete's Foundation has been changing the lives of many for the better through their Access for Athletes grant, which gives grants to individuals with a permanent disability who need cash to cover costs in the following three categories:
Equipment expenses (prosthetics, adaptive & non-adaptive sport equipment)
Travel/Competition Expenses (entry fees, flights, and lodging for an event)
Coaching/Training expenses (gym membership, paying a coach or a personal trainer)
The Challenged Athlete's Foundation is currently accepting applications for their 2017 Access for Athletes Grant Cycle! Applications will be accepted through December 2, 2016 and you can learn more - and apply - here.
Testimonials from Recipients
“It was a lot of filling out paperwork! It was a little me being worried tracking down the documents, but that ended up being easier than I thought . . . For someone who is not an athlete, find someone who is professional who can speak for you and say, ‘Yes they are going to get out and use this.’
”I was surprised I was able to get the grant because I am not an athlete. I don’t do sports at all. They give grants to people who just want to actively engage with their world . . .They said this is going to happen and then it happened!”
“The Challenged Athletes Foundation awarded Ollie a grant for the Freedom chair, for which we remain grateful—it has been a game-changer.” -Jennifer Drew (Ollie’s Mother)
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