West: Wheelchair Van Grants by State
Are there wheelchair van 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.
Short-Term Assistance and Referral Programs (STAR)
People with developmental disabilities and their families may apply for Short-Term Assistance & Referral Programs (STAR) to address short-term needs; maximum of $2,500 per recipient. Used for: environmental modifications, adaptive equipment; services such as behavioral training, personal care, and medical appointments. It also offers an alternative loan program.
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
Restricted to: 501(c)(3) Public Charities. Supports projects with grants that result in increased earnings, increased access to economic resources (housing, health care, or childcare), improved credit scores, and accumulation of assets (savings, homeownership, education) for low-income families and individuals.
California Veterans Assistance Foundation, Inc.
Veterans Assistance Foundation specifically identifies and addresses the issues faced by veterans who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness and provides transitional housing, rapid re-housing, homelessness prevention services, and access to benefit services for veterans and their families.
A.V. Hunter Trust
Assistance in purchasing medical equipment. Applications must come from a referring professional.
Colorado Assistive Technology Partners
The mission of Colorado Assistive Technology Partners is to empower individuals with disabilities to improve their quality of life through the use of assistive technology. Services include clinical services, consultation, education, research, and innovative technology development.
Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs
The Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs offers advocacy and help in securing benefits to veterans who may be entitled to them through their military service. The Division assists veterans, Active Duty, Reserve, and National Guard members of the Armed Forces. Assistance is also offered to spouses, surviving spouses, dependent parents, and dependents.
State of Hawaii Office of Veterans Services
The Office of Veterans Services for the State of Hawaii offers VA benefits assistance for veterans in Hawaii. Advocacy is the office's primary service as they take action on behalf of veterans and their families to secure appropriate rights, benefits, and services. The objective is to assist veterans in supplying the latest information and provide support to veterans making the transition back into civilian life.
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.
The Nevada Assistive Technology
The Nevada Assistive Technology Resource Center (NATRC) collaborates with the community to bring about wider knowledge and adoption of assistive technology in Nevada. Providing aid to underserved populations in Nevada is a high priority. The NATRC provides assessments, training, and demonstrations of assistive technology for the Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation counselors and clients.
Care Chest of Sierra Nevada
Care Chest of Sierra Nevada works with individuals facing medical poverty to help them afford things like medical equipment, prescriptions, medical nutrition, and wheelchair accessible vehicles. Applicants must be a Nevada resident to apply. All applicants will be assessed on a case-by-case basis to determine the extent of the aid given.
Nevada Department of Veterans Services
The Nevada Department of Veterans Services is dedicated to providing service to and advocacy on behalf of veterans, their dependents, and survivors. Through their four major programs, they assist veterans in preparing and submitting claims for benefits, providing skilled nursing care, providing burial support at a state veterans 'cemetery, and helping veterans successfully integrate into Nevada communities.
New Mexico Technology Assistance Loan Program
The NMTAP provides a loan program for disabled persons who are in need of assistance with financing assistive technology.
New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services (NMDVS)
The New Mexico Department of Veterans' Services (NMDVS) provides service and advocacy for veterans and their families who reside in New Mexico. Additionally, NMDVS has a division named the Rural Veterans Coordination Program (RVCP) that supports veterans and their families who reside in rural and underserved areas of the country. RVCP aids veterans with the transition to civilian life by providing health care, increasing medical or mental health services, providing assistance to families, or other outreach initiatives.
Access Technologies, INC.- Oregon
Access Technologies, Inc., provides equipment and training for people with disabilities to help increase the accessibility of assistive technology devices. This involves exploring technology, obtaining technology, and providing assessments and training.
Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs
The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs (ODVA) works to build better lives for military veterans, spouses, and their families living in Oregon. Assistance is offered in the following programs: home loans, veterans' benefits, education, conservatorship, and veterans' homes.
Utah Assistive Technology Foundation
The UATF is a private, nonprofit organization that works with Zions Bank and the Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund to provide low-interest rate loans for disabled people to purchase assistive technology, like a wheelchair accessible van.
Utah Assistive Technology Program (UATP)
The Utah Assistive Technology Program (UATP) is a federally funded program serving individuals with disabilities of all ages throughout the state of Utah. Their aim is to provide assistive technology devices and services as well as train university students, parents, children with disabilities, and professional service providers about assistive technology.
Utah Department of Veterans Affairs
The Utah Department of Veterans Affairs assists former and present members of the US Armed Forces and their dependents in securing benefits or privileges to which they are entitled under federal or state law for their service in the military.