Wheelchair Van Grants and Funds in Massachusetts
Are there disability vehicle grants in Massachusetts?
Massachusetts has programs and services to help aid residents in acquiring the mobility equipment they need. Some of these grants are condition-based, while others are community-based.
Aside from national funding sources, states also offer specific grants for its residents, as is the case with Massachusetts. The available funding sources are for wheelchair vans, lifts for full-size vans, and various other mobility equipment and you’ll notice that some are restricted based on veteran status, condition, or age. Be sure to pay close attention when applying for grants and funding for accessible vehicles to know what documentation to include, what the funds apply to, and when to expect a response.
Most grants and funds for assistive technology will not fully cover the cost of personal accessible transportation but can be combined to help cover the cost of a wheelchair van. Additionally, BraunAbility Finance is the first and only dedicated finance service offered by a manufacturer of accessible vehicles. We know our products and with a team of over 100 years of combined experience in finance and vehicle sales, we can help you find the payment plan that is right for you and your family.
Did you know BraunAbility dealerships accept trade-ins of even standard (non-accessible) vehicles? Applying the trade-in estimation of your current vehicle to your overall funds needed to purchase a new accessible vehicle means you need less funding overall for a wheelchair accessible vehicle or mobility equipment.
You can begin your search for wheelchair van grants in Massachusetts below. Remember to also check with your BraunAbility dealer for financial resources in your local area.
Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program
The Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program, operated by Easter Seals Massachusetts, is an alternative financing project that gives people with disabilities and elders access to low-interest cash loans to purchase assistive devices and services.
Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services
The Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services (DVS) in every city and town in the Commonwealth helps veterans learn about, apply for and, in some cases, receive benefits. The DVS establishes policy, proposes legislation, ensures adequate funding for veterans' programs, and represents the interests of veterans in matters before the General Court.
The Weber Foundation of Helping Hands, Inc.
To be considered for a grant, an applicant must demonstrate an unmet financial need caused by a life-threatening illness or directly related to a catastrophic situation affecting the applicant or the applicant's immediate family. Limited to: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York.
Disclaimer: Please note that the information contained in this listing is intended as an additional resource to your shopping experience and not a compilation of every resource in Massachusetts. BraunAbility is not affiliated with any organization listed and does not profit from the use of any business listed herein.