Northeast 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

Connecticut Wheelchair Van Grants

Assistive Technology Loan Programs

Assists Connecticut citizens with disabilities and older adults to obtain the assistive technology devices and services they need to enhance independence and productivity.

 

 1-860-424-4881

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Connecticut Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs offers advocacy and assistance in various areas including burials, healthcare, residential and recovery programs, and events for all Connecticut veterans.

 

 866-928-8387

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Connecticut Spinal Cord Injury Association

The NSCIA offers Connecticut residents that are affected by SCI a quality of life grant. The grant awards range from $250 to $500.

 

 1-203-284-2910

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 nsciact@gmail.org

Madeleine Beattie Wildes Fund

Restricted to nonprofit organizations that operate in Salisbury/Lakeville, Connecticut. Grants for projects that assist in aspects of daily life: home repair, fuel, and utilities, chores, medical care, shelter, transportation, counseling, and advocacy.

 

 1-413-229-0370

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Connecticut

The Connecticut 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@ctfightsMS.org

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.

 

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 info@theweberfoundation.com

United Cerebral Palsy Association - Eastern Connecticut

The United Cerebral Palsy Association may offer funding opportunities for those with cerebral palsy.

 

 1-860-443-3800

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United Cerebral Palsy Association - Southern Connecticut

The United Cerebral Palsy Association may offer funding opportunities for those with cerebral palsy.

 

 1-203-269-3511

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Maine Wheelchair Van Grants

Bureau of Maine Veterans Services

The Maine Bureau of Veterans Services leads initiatives in the community to create fully-integrated programs to bolster veterans' employment opportunities, improve veterans' access to education opportunities, reduce homelessness, enhance mental health programs, and honor their legacy of service.

 

 207-430-6035

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Maine CITE Program

The Maine Department of Education's Maine CITE Program helps Maine citizens with disabilities increase access to and acquisition of assistive technology when needed in applications of education, community living, employment, and information technology.

 

 207-621-3195

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Maine Keeping Seniors Home

Keeping Seniors Home provides funding to help seniors with mobility issues as they age. Funding is available for home modifications and renovations..

 

 1-207-860-4461

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mPower

mPower provides low-interest rate loans to individuals.

 

 1-800-640-7200

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Greater New England

The Greater New England 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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 nationalmssocietyGNE@nmss.org

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.

 

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 info@theweberfoundation.com

Massachusetts Wheelchair Van Grants

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.

 

 1-800-564-9700

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 MassATLoan@eastersealsma.org

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.

 

 617-210-5480

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MassMatch

MassMatch, Massachusetts's Initiative to Maximize Assistive Technology (AT) in Consumers' Hands, provides funding opportunities for assistive technology. It also offers programs including device training and equipment loans.

 

 1-617-204-3851

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Greater New England

The Greater New England 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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 nationalmssocietyGNE@nmss.org

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.

 

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 info@theweberfoundation.com

MonTECH- Montana Assistive Technology Program (MATP)

The Montana Assistive Technology Program (MonTECH) provides free, confidential information about assistive technology (AT) devices and services for Montanans. Montana residents are encouraged to contact MonTECH for information on specific product descriptions, applications, prices, and suppliers.

 

 406-243-5751

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New Hampshire Wheelchair Van Grants

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Greater New England

The Greater New England 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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 nationalmssocietyGNE@nmss.org

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology in New Hampshire is a program that provides access to assistive technology solutions through equipment reuse, explorations, loans, and low-cost funding alternatives.

 

 1-603-862-4320

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New Hampshire State Office of Veterans Services

The mission of the New Hampshire State Office of Veterans Services is to assist veterans who are residents of New Hampshire or their dependents in securing all benefits or preferences to which they may be entitled under state or federal laws or regulations.

 

 800-622-9230

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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.

 

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 info@theweberfoundation.com

Harry Gregg Foundation

Provides funds for home/vehicle modifications, specialized equipment, and recreation and education for those with disabilities.

 

 1-603-547-3311

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New Jersey Wheelchair Van Grants

Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund

Families need to reside in New Jersey for at least 3 months prior to applying. The expenses for the child need to have been incurred prior to the child’s 22nd birthday. The total of all eligible medical expenses, including physicians, hospitals, therapies, pharmaceuticals, modified vehicles, home modifications, etc. needs to meet or exceed 10% of the family’s income up to $100,000, and 15% of any income over $100,000.

 

 1-800-335-3863

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Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), State of New Jersey

The New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) helps veterans and their families receive the benefits that they are entitled to from the state and federal governments. Additionally, you can request military records, apply for service awards, and more.

 

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Greater Delaware Valley

The Greater Delaware 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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 PAE@NMSS.ORG

Adam Taliaferro Foundation

Provides emotional, financial and educational support to individuals who suffer catastrophic head or spinal injuries. The foundation also provides educational and financial support related to the research, prevention, and care of such injuries.

 

 1-856-582-0212

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - New Jersey Metro Chapter

The New Jersey Metro 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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 njminfo@nmss.org

Assistive Technology Center

New Jersey's Assistive Technology Center helps people with disabilities, their families, teachers, and employers identify and learn to use the technology that will be most effective in meeting their goals. They offer certified staff, thorough assessments, support options for nearly every budget, trials of equipment before purchase, training, and support.

 

 609-882-4182

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New York Wheelchair Van Grants

ADAPT Community Network

ADAPT Community Network, formerly United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, is a leading human service nonprofit that is providing cutting-edge programs and services for people with disabilities. Every day, this organization builds a more inclusive world for thousands of New Yorkers through education, technology, health, residential and recreational programs.

 

 (877) 827-2666

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 projectconnect@adaptcommunitynetwork.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Upstate New York

The Upper New York 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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 nyr@nmss.org


National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Long Island

The Long Island 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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 Jane.Reilly@nmss.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - New York City-Southern New York

The New York City-Southern New York 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@MSNYC.ORG

Center for Assistive Technology (CAT)

The Center for Assistive Technology is a part of the University of Buffalo's School of Health Related Professions and provides client assessment and training services for professionals, students, and consumers to give clients the adaptive technologies assistance they require.

 

 716-204-8606

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 coddo@buffalo.edu

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.

 

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 info@theweberfoundation.com


Equipment Loan Fund for the Disabled

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services provides assistance and loans to help in the purchase of wheelchair vans.

 

 1-518-474-0197

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New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs (VA)

The New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) advocates on behalf of New York's veterans and their families, as individuals and as a group, to ensure they receive benefits granted by law for service in the US Armed Forces. The DVA provides free benefits advising. Experienced advisors work in a network of field offices across the state and offer veterans and their families professional help to resolve social, medical, and economic matters.

 

 888-838-7697

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 DVAInfo@veterans.ny.gov

Pennsylvania Wheelchair Van Grants

Adam Taliaferro Foundation

Provides emotional, financial and educational support to individuals who suffer catastrophic head or spinal injuries. The foundation also provides educational and financial support related to the research, prevention, and care of such injuries.

 

 1-856-582-0212

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Kevin Kitchnefsky Foundation for Spinal Cord Research

The K Grant goes to any resident of Pennsylvania who has suffered a spinal cord injury. Can be used for any costs.

 

 1-570-836-1240

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Central Pennsylvania

The Central Pennsylvania 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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 PAC@NMSS.ORG

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Greater Delaware Valley

The Greater Delaware 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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 PAE@NMSS.ORG

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Western Pennsylvania

The Western Pennsylvania 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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 PAX@NMSS.ORG

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation

PATF is a nonprofit organization that provides low-interest rate loans to people with disabilities so they can finance a handicapped van.

 

 1-484-674-0506

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Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA)

Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has a dual mission: to provide quality service to the Commonwealth's veterans and their families and to oversee and support the members of the Pennsylvania National Guard by providing resources and assistance to veterans and their families and preparing the National Guard for combat operations.

 

 800-547-2838

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 RA-VA-Info@pa.gov

Rhode Island Wheelchair Van Grants

TechACCESS of Rhode Island

TechACCESS provides a list of resources that can help disabled persons living in Rhode Island purchase a handicap van with supplemental funding.

 

 1-401-463-0202

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The Rhode Island Assistive Technology Access Partnership (ATAP)/ TechACCESS of RI

TechACCESS offers programs to assistive technology users, families, educational and therapeutic professionals and others interested in learning more about assistive technology. TechACCESS of Rhode Island is the central information, resource, and demonstration site for the Assistive Technology Access Partnership (ATAP), the Rhode Island Tech Act grant.

 

  401-463-0202

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Assistive Technology Access Partnership

A statewide partnership of organizations, each with a targeted assistive technology focus, working together to improve access to and acquisition of assistive technology for individuals with disabilities. Their main initiatives are Device Demonstration, Device Loan, Device Re-Use and Training, Public Awareness, Collaboration, Information & Referral.

 

 1-401-462-7917

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 ors.websiterequests@ors.ri.gov

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Rhode Island

The Rhode Island 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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 christina.roche@nmss.org


Rhode Island Division of Veteran Affairs

The Rhode Island Office of Veterans Affairs works to reduce homeless veterans, assist veterans living in poverty, decrease veteran unemployment rates, and ensure veterans receive proper medical care.

 

 401-254-8343

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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.

 

 Visit Website

 info@theweberfoundation.com

Vermont Wheelchair Van Grants

Northeast Disabled Athletic Association

The Northeast Disabled Athletic Association provides opportunities for those with disabilities to participate in sports. Funding may be available.

 

 1-802-862-6322

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Greater New England

The Greater New England 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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 nationalmssocietyGNE@nmss.org

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.

 

 Visit Website

 info@theweberfoundation.com

Vermont Assistive Technology Program

Vermont Assistive Technology Program offers resources so people with disabilities are able to obtain assistive technology. The agency offers programs including funding and training.

 

 1-800-750-6355

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Vermont Office of Veterans Affairs

The Vermont Office of Veteran Affairs consolidates information from numerous federal, state, and private organizations to find information about presumptive conditions, education, counseling, health care, benefits, transition assistance, and special groups.

 

 802-828-3379

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