National Funding for Handicap Vans

Are there national grants for handicap vans? 

 

There are many charities and organizations across the United States and Canada that have programs to help individuals afford mobility equipment. The grants and opportunities vary in amount, but as each of these organizations knows, every little bit counts. You’ll find a range of nonprofits, some applicable only to individuals of certain disabilities or income levels. Be sure to read through the requirements carefully, and don’t forget to contact your local BraunAbility dealer about any programs not listed here.

 

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Handicap Van Funding and Disability Grants for Vehicles in the United States

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.

 

 1-800-225-6495

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Center on Technology and Disability

Comprehensive funding resource library.

 

 1-202-884-8588

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 ctd@fhi360.org

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.

 

 1-800-642-8399

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Grants.gov

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

 

 1-800-518-4726

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Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation

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

 

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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.

 

 1-818-707-5664

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Muscular Dystrophy Association

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

 

 1-800-572-1717

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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 is given based on financial need.

 

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 info@novafunding.org

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.

 

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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.

 

 1-800-225-0292

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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!

 

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Canadian Handicap Van & Wheelchair SUV Funding

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.

 

 1-204-989-5666

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