Midwest: Wheelchair Van Grants by State

Are there disability vehicle grants in my state?

Many states have programs or services to help aid residents in acquiring the mobility equipment they need. Some grants are condition-based, while others are community-based. You can begin your state-by-state search below. Remember to also check with your BraunAbility dealer for financial resources in your local area.

GOVERNMENT GRANTS FOR Wheelchair VANS

Illinois Wheelchair Van Grants

Family Support Network

The Family Support Network seeks to unify individuals with disabilities and their families to advocate for resources that strengthen the individual and family. Family Support Network works with families to determine the type and amount of support they require based on their individual needs and preferences.

 

 708-331-7370

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 Shirley@familysupportnetwork.org

Illinois Assistive Technology Program

A loan program specifically for people with disabilities. The ILoan Program provides loans to purchase assistive technology for daily living.

 

 1-217-522-7985

 Visit Website

 iatp@iltech.org

Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA)

The Chicago VA Regional Office offers a variety of services and benefits which may include assistance with adaptive housing grants, benefits counseling, and more.

 

 800-827-1000

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Gateway Area

The Gateway Area Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 gatewayinfo@nmss.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Greater Illinois

The Greater Illinois Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 cgic@ild.nmss.org

Indiana Wheelchair Van Grants

Assistive Technology @ Easter Seals Crossroads

Easter Seals Crossroads partnered with the State of Indiana, Bureau of Rehabilitative Services to establish the Indiana Assistive Technology Act (INDATA) Project. The INDATA Project is designed to increase access and awareness of assistive technology.

 

 888-466-1314

 Visit Website

 tech@eastersealscrossroads.org

Muscular Dystrophy Family Foundation

The Muscular Dystrophy Family Foundation also provides funding for those with physical disabilities. Grants can be used for equipment purchase/repairs, respiratory devices, accessibility, and vehicle modifications.

 

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Indiana State

The Indiana State Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 indiana@nmss.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Kentucky-Southeast Indiana

The Kentucky-Southeast Indiana Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 KYW@NMSS.ORG

Iowa Wheelchair Van Grants

Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research (ICATER)

In partnership with the University of Iowa, the Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research offers funding, training and other programs to help those with physical disabilities obtain assistive technology equipment and services.

 

 1-319-335-5280

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Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs

The Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs recognizes and honors Iowa's veterans and veterans' families by providing exceptional programs, services, and benefits, in an effort to successfully reintegrate veterans to civilian life and community.

 

 800-838-4692

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Iowa Program for Assistive Technology (IPAT)

The Iowa Program for Assistive Technology serves Iowans of all ages and disabilities, including persons who are aging. Assistive Technology includes items such as wheelchairs, communications devices, and more. The Alternative Financial Loan Program has reduced interest loans available for the purchase of adapted vehicles.

 

 800-779-2001

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IowaAble Foundation

This foundation provides help for Iowans with disabilities through loan programs and alternative financial solutions to finance a wheelchair accessible van.

 

 1-515-292-2972

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Upper Midwest

The Upper Midwest Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 info@MSsociety.org

Kansas Wheelchair Van Grants

Assistive Technology for Kansans

Assistive Technology for Kansans provides financing options for assistive technology equipment. It also offers device training and "try out" programs.

 

 1-620-421-8367

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 atkapps@ku.edu

Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs

The mission of the Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs is to provide Kansas veterans, their relatives, and other eligible dependents with information, advice, direction, and assistance through the coordination of programs and services.

 

 785-296-3976

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Mid America

The Mid America Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 info@nmsskc.org

Michigan Wheelchair Van Grants

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Michigan

The Michigan Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 INFO@MIG.NMSS.ORG

Michigan Assistive Technology Program

The Michigan Assistive Technology Program provides training, funding opportunities and other programs to help those with physical disabilities obtain assistive technology equipment and services.

 

 1-517-333-2477

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Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA)

The Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) offers assistance to veterans in the areas of education, family, federal benefits, finances, healthcare, and jobs.

 

 517-335-6523 

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 DMVA-Webmaster@michigan.gov

Minnesota Wheelchair Van Grants

Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA)

The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) is a cabinet-level state agency dedicated to serving veterans and their families by assisting them in securing state and federal benefits and by providing programs and services relating to higher education, benefits, burial, claims, outreach, and veterans' preference.

 

 651-296-2562

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Upper Midwest

The Upper Midwest Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 info@MSsociety.org


Minnesota STAR Program

The alternative finance program is managed by Equipalife. Equipalife provides low-interest rate loans to consumers, their families and employers for the purchase of assistive technology devices and services.

 

 1-651-201-2640

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 star.program@state.mn.us

Missouri Wheelchair Van Grants

Missouri Assistive Technology

Missouri Assistive Technology provides funding opportunities, device loans and training programs for those with physical disabilities.

 

 1-816-655-6700

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 moat1501@att.net

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Mid America

The Mid America Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 info@nmsskc.org

The Kids Assistive Technology

This program (KAT) can provide limited funding for assistive technology, vehicle access modifications and some home access modifications for children under age 21.

 

 1-816-655-6700

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 eileen.belton@att.net

Missouri Department of Public SAFETY-Veterans Commission

Through the Missouri Department of Public Safety Veterans Commission, a Veterans Service Program is offered, and offices are located in almost every county to make services available to veterans close to their homes. Veterans Service Officers (VSO) provide counseling and assistance to thousands of veterans and their dependents throughout the state.

 

 866-838-4636

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Gateway Area

The Gateway Area Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

 Visit Website

 gatewayinfo@nmss.org

Nebraska Wheelchair Van Grants

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Mid America

The Mid America Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 info@nmsskc.org

Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs serves veterans by providing up-to-date information about veterans' rights, benefits, Nebraska's veteran homes, county offices, and links to other federal and state sources of information.

 

 402-471-2458

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The Nebraska Assistive Technology Partnership

The Assistive Technology Partnership's Resource Specialists can help find the potential funding for a wheelchair accessible van.

 

 1-888-806-6287

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Nebraska Assistive Technology Partnership (ATP)

The Assistive Technology Partnership (ATP) assists Nebraskans with disabilities, their families, educators, service coordinators, employers, and a host of agencies to learn about and use assistive technology.

 

 406-243-5751

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Upper Midwest

The Upper Midwest Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

 Visit Website

 info@MSsociety.org

North Dakota Wheelchair Van Grants

North Dakota Interagency Program for Assistive Technology

The Interagency Program for Assistive Technology (IPAT) is a non-profit organization that strives to bring assistive technology into the lives of all North Dakotans in need. This is achieved through training, public awareness, demonstration, and one-on-one consultation.

 

 701-365-4728

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North Dakota Veterans Affairs

The mission of the North Dakota Veterans Affairs is to assist veterans of North Dakota and their dependents in obtaining all benefits to which they are entitled both federal and state. The North Dakota Veterans Affairs site acts as a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, employment, financial assistance, and more.

 

 701-239-716

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North Dakota Association for the Disabled

North Dakota Association for the Disabled may provide funding for those with physical disabilities.

 

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Upper Midwest

The Upper Midwest Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

 Visit Website

 info@MSsociety.org

Ohio Wheelchair Van Grants

Assistive Technology of Ohio

Assistive Technology of Ohio (AT Ohio) is a federally funded nonprofit organization housed at The Ohio State University. AT Ohio's mission is to help Ohioans with disabilities learn about or acquire assistive technology.

 

 1-614-292-2390

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Ohio Buckeye

The Ohio Buckeye Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 ohawebmaster@nmss.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Ohio Valley

The Ohio Valley Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 OHGinfo@nmss.org

Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS)

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS) seeks to provide opportunities and resources for the veteran community in Ohio through advocacy, collaboration, and partnerships.

 

 888-387-6446

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 ohiovet@dvs.ohio.gov

South Dakota Wheelchair Van Grants

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Upper Midwest

The Upper Midwest Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

 Visit Website

 info@MSsociety.org

South Dakota Assistive Technology- Dakotalink

DakotaLink has contracted with the South Dakota Department of Social Services, Division of Medical Services to establish a program for the reuse of durable medical equipment and other assistive technology devices commonly purchased for individuals eligible for Medicaid.

 

 800-645-0673

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South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs

The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs' mission is to advocate for and provide the pathway for all veterans and their families to receive the benefits due to them.

 

 605-773-3269

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Wisconsin Wheelchair Van Grants

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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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Upper Midwest

The Upper Midwest Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

 Visit Website

 info@MSsociety.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and their families and raise funds for critical MS research.

 

 1-800-344-4867

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 info.wisMS@nmss.org

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA)

The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) works on behalf of Wisconsin's veteran community – veterans, their families and their survivors – in recognition of their service and sacrifice to our state and nation. Determine your eligibility for benefits and services which include, but are not limited to, education, employment, veterans' homes, memorials, and burials.

 

 608-261-7816

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 WisVets@dva.wisconsin.gov

Wisconsin’s Assistive Technology Program (WisTech)

WisTech provides persons with disabilities information on selecting, funding, installing and using assistive technology.

 

 608-267-9880

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 sarah.lincoln@DHS.wisconsin.gov

WisLoan

WisLoan provides low-interest rate loans to help disabled people in Wisconsin to purchase assistive technology such as a wheelchair van.

 

 1-877-463-3778

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 pkraemer@independencefirst.org

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