Grants & Resources

Grant Opportunities

Are you an athlete in need of equipment, want to attend a training camp or travel to a competition?

Check out the grant opportunities available to you.

Challenged Athletes Foundation

The Challenged Athletes Foundation Annual Grant Program aims to remove the barriers that exist between adaptive athletes and their pursuit of sport and fitness.

Individuals with permanent physical disabilities are eligible to apply for a CAF grant to offset travel and training costs or to obtain custom sports equipment.

Kelly Brush Foundation

The Kelly Brush Foundation is dedicated to making active lifestyles a reality for anyone with a spinal cord injury. Life is better active!

Through the Active Fund, the Kelly Brush Foundation provides grants for individuals with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury to purchase adaptive sports equipment.

Christa and Saul Welger Foundation Semi-Annual Grant Program

The Welger Foundation was established as a tribute to two tenacious athletes – Christa and Saul Welger – and their almost thirty years of remarkable contributions to the early days of disabled athletics. Our mission is to provide support and opportunities to physically impaired youth to encourage participation in and reduce barriers to competing in team sports.

Inspired by the lives and contributions of Christa and Saul to the adaptive sport community, the Foundation’s grant program goal is to help and support young disabled athletes reach their highest potential—in sport and in life.

Getting Back Up

Getting Back Up provides qualified and selected individuals with funding for participation in exercise-based recovery programs and the purchase of adaptable equipment.


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.

Travis Roy Foundation

Dedicated to enhancing the life of individuals with spinal cord injuries and their families by providing adaptive sports equipment and assistive technology, Travis Roy Foundation provides grants for the upgrade and maintenance of wheelchairs, vehicle modifications (i.e., hand controls or lifts), small home modifications including ramp and lift installation, computers, and other adaptive equipment.

Other Resources

Need information on career counseling, school to work readiness training, work-based learning (mentoring and internships) or family education and support? Check out the resources available at:

National Youth Transitions Center
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
Office of Disability Employment Policy