Nationwide Funding

No matter where you live, this list contains organizations who help individuals and families across the United States and Canada obtain wheelchair vehicle funding to get the mobility freedom they deserve. You should also check with your local BraunAbility® dealer for financial aid resources. If you know of a wheelchair accessible vehicle financial aid source we don’t have listed, please let us know by emailing suggestions@braunability.com.

Brighter Tomorrow Grant

The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation offers the Brighter Tomorrow Grant to provide goods/services to improve the quality of life of those with disabilities. Maximum award of $1,000.

Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation

For people suffering from SCI or paralysis, a grant up to $10,000 for a specific need item.

Center on Technology and Disability

Comprehensive funding resource library.

Grants.gov

Helpful website that contains a search engine to check the government's grant database. Use specific key words that meet your needs.

HelpHOPELive

HelpHOPELive helps patients who have exhausted all other resources by awarding them a one-time grant for fundraising and providing other financial services. HelpHOPELive can help people mobilize their communities to raise funds for uninsured expenses related to catastrophic injury, including, but not limited to, vehicle modifications.

Joni and Friends

The Christian Fund for the Disabled (CFD) is a $1,500 maximum grant for an individual with a disability-related need. The individual must be sponsored by a church that is willing to match funds received through the grant.

Kya's Krusade

Children under the age of 18 with a confirmed lifelong physical disability affecting the child's motor skills, for which physical/occupational therapy is part of the treatment regimen, are eligible to receive financial assistance. Up to $1,000; all states eligible.

Muscular Dystrophy Association

The MDA National Equipment Program takes donations of gently used medical equipment and donates them to people who need them.

National Organization for Vehicle Accessibility

Provides grants for accessible vans, wheelchair lifts, scooter or truck lifts, or car top carriers. The foundation will help with 25% of the cost with a cap of $5,000. Aid given based on financial need.

RESNA Catalyst Project

A state by state listing of financial aid and loans.

Special Kids Fund

To be eligible for the Special Kids Fund, a family must demonstrate they do not have the resources to afford a vehicle on their own. The family must also have a good driving record, carry car insurance, register the vehicle, and pick it up. Nationwide program for children and adults. Apply via their website.

Spinal Cord Opportunities for Rehabilitation Endowment

Grants available at ranging amounts to cover any accessible cost. Preference given to young people who are injured while participating in athletics.

The Reeve Foundation

The Reeve Foundation cannot award grants to individuals, but the Information Specialist Team at the Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) can help individuals identify resources that can provide financial assistance.

Vocational Rehabilitation

The Vocational Rehab office is a powerful resource for people looking to secure assistance for purchasing an accessible vehicle. They can also provide support in areas of employment, finding jobs, and more. Get back out there, contact your Vocational Rehab office today!

Grants International Inc.

A Canadian tax refund agency established to help individuals with medical needs get past income tax refunds. You may be eligible for this service if you have a prolonged, restrictive impairment. Many have received thousands of dollars back in tax refunds after filling out eligibility forms.