West: 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

Alaska Wheelchair Van Grants 

Alaska Developmental Disabilities (DD) Mini-Grants

Maximum of $2,500 a year for people with developmental disabilities, and for youth enrolled in early intervention or an infant learning program. Grant goes to an agency on behalf of the beneficiary.

 

 1-907-561-3701

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Assistive Technology Loan Fund

Flexible loan option, lower interest rates and a longer repayment period. The loans are to be used to purchase assistive technology.

 

1-907-465-6933

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Greater Northwest

The Greater Northwest 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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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.


 907-465-4798

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State of Alaska Office of Veterans Affairs (VA)

The Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs' mission lies in both active military and veteran services to help improve the quality of their lives.

 

 907-428-6003

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The Homer Foundation

Restricted to areas within the southern Kenai Peninsula, from Ninilchik south including the communities across Kachemak Bay. Grants available for the betterment of the community and individuals of the above-listed region.

 

 1-907-235-0541

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The Murdock Trust

The Trust is interested in a diverse range of projects to enhance the quality of life in the region. Preventive efforts that address physical, spiritual, social, and psychological needs, especially those focused on youth, are preferred.

 

 1-360-694-8415

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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.

 

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 ValBu@PGAfamilyfoundation.org

Arizona Wheelchair Van Grants

Arizona Department of Veterans Services

The Arizona Department of Veterans Services provides services to veterans in 19 benefits offices throughout the states. Contact them if you need aid with benefits, counseling, finding veterans homes, employment assistance, and more.

 

 602-234-8415

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Arizona Loans for Assistive Technology

Government loan program for assistive technology in the state of Arizona provides loans for vehicle modification. Loans range from $500 to $10,000.

 

 1-602-728-9534

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Arizona

The Arizona 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@AZA.NMSS.ORG

California Wheelchair Van Grants

AT Network

Ability Tools connects Californians with disabilities to assistive technology devices, tools, and services to make life easier.

 

 800-390-2699

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 www.info@atnet.org

California Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

The California Department of Veterans Affairs is an organization dedicated to helping veterans learn about the state and federal benefits they are entitled to receive and how to claim them.

 

 800-952-5626

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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.

 

 608-372-1282

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 vafed@vafvets.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Northern California

The North California 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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 can_info@nmss.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Pacific South Coast

The Pacific South Coast 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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 msinfo@mspacific.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Southern California & Nevada

The Southern California & Nevada 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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 calMS@nmss.org

The Eisner Foundation

Restricted to nonprofit groups. Supports grants for disadvantaged children and people in Southern California and Los Angeles.

 

 1-310-228-6808

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Colorado Wheelchair Van Grants 

A.V. Hunter Trust

Assistance in purchasing medical equipment. Applications must come from a referring professional.

 

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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.

 

 303-315-1280

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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.

 

 720-250-1500

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Daniel's Fund

Daniel's Fund offers grants to assist individuals with disabilities to achieve and maintain independence and quality of life.

 

 1-303-393-7220

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Colorado-Wyoming

The Colorado-Wyoming 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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 co-wyreceptionist@nmss.org

Hawaii Wheelchair Van Grants

Assistive Technology Resource Centers Loan Program

A loan can range from $500 to $30,000 and can be used for any AT purchase.

 

 1-808-532-7110

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Pacific South Coast

The Pacific South Coast 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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 msinfo@mspacific.org

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.

 

 808-433-0420

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Idaho Wheelchair Van Grants

Idaho Assistive Technology Project

Anyone who has a disability, or who is the parent or legal guardian of a person with a disability, and who is also a resident of Idaho, may apply for a loan.

 

 1-800-432-8324

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Greater Northwest

The Greater Northwest 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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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Utah-Southern Idaho

The Utah-Southern Idaho 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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 utah.idaho@nmss.org

Operation Education

The University of Idaho offers Operation Education for military veterans who have been disabled in service. It offers scholarships and funding opportunities for college.

 

 1-208-885-7979

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 dtbutton@uidaho.edu

State of Idaho- Division of Veterans Services

Idaho Division of Veterans Services is dedicated to providing advocacy, benefits assistance, superior long-term care, quality education, and enhanced quality of life for all Idaho veterans and their families.

 

 208-577-2310

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Montana Wheelchair Van Grants

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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Montana Assistive Technology Loan (MATL)

The Montana Assistive Technology Program offers a financial loan program, in partnership with Rural Dynamica, Inc., that helps Montanans purchase a handicap van.

 

 1-406-243-5751

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Greater Northwest

The Greater Northwest 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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Nevada Wheelchair Van Grants

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Southern California and Nevada

The Southern California and Nevada 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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 calMS@nmss.org

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.

 

 775-682-9070

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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.

 

 1-775-829-2273

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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.

 

 866-630-8387

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New Mexico Wheelchair Van Grants

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.

 

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Access Loan New Mexico

Access Loan New Mexico provides a statewide low-interest rate loan program for residents with disabilities to purchase handicap vans.

 

 1-505-566-5827

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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.

 

 866-433-8387

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Daniel's Fund

Daniel's Fund offers grants to assist individuals with disabilities to achieve and maintain independence and quality of life.

 

 1-303-393-7220

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - New Mexico

The New Mexico 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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 NMX@NMSS.ORG

Oregon Wheelchair Van Grants

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.

 

 800-677-7512

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Blanche Fischer Foundation

BFF makes direct grants on behalf of individuals with physical disabilities to help them in financing a wheelchair van.

 

 1-503-246-4941

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iCanConnect - Oregon

Provides equipment and training to people with significant combined hearing and vision loss so they can stay connected to friends and family.

 

 1-503-361-1201

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Incight Education

Incight Education offers a scholarship for those with disabilities. The scholarship is used for those who are full-time students at a trade school, college or university.

 

 1-971-244-0305

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Metropolitan Family Service

Ways to Work is a national program of Alliance for Children and Families that helps qualified working parents unable to get funds elsewhere to receive loans to purchase a wheelchair vehicle.

 

 1-503-232-0007

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 abbyw@metfamily.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Oregon

The Oregon 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@defeatms.com


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.

 

 800-828-8801

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Oregon Technology Access Program

OTAP provides training, information, technical assistance and resources regarding the uses of technology for children with disabilities.

 

 1-541-440-4777

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Utah Wheelchair Van Grants

Daniel's Fund

Daniel's Fund offers grants to assist individuals with disabilities to achieve and maintain independence and quality of life.

 

 1-303-393-7220

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Utah-Southern Idaho

The Utah-Southern Idaho 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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 utah.idaho@nmss.org

The Utah Center for Assistive Technology

UCAT provides a list of resources that can help you find the necessary funding to help in the purchase of a handicap van.

 

 1-801-887-9380

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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.

 

 1-800-524-5152

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 marilyn.hammond@usu.edu

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.

 

 800-524-5152

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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.

 

 800-894-9497

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Washington Wheelchair Van Grants

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Greater Northwest

The Greater Northwest 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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Washington Access Fund

Washington Access Fund provides low-cost loans to people with disabilities living in Washington to finance a wheelchair accessible vehicle.

 

 1-206-328-5116

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Washington Assistive Technology Act Program

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

 

 1-800-214-8731

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Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs connects veterans and their dependents to the benefits and services they earned through their military service.

 

 800-562-0132

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Wyoming Wheelchair Van Grants

Daniel's Fund

Daniel's Fund offers grants to assist individuals with disabilities to achieve and maintain independence and quality of life.

 

 1-303-393-7220

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) - Colorado-Wyoming

The Colorado-Wyoming 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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 co-wyreceptionist@nmss.org

WIND Assistive Technology Resources

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

 

 1-307-766-6187

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Wyoming Independent Living, Inc.

A non-profit helping to provide people with severe disabilities the highest level of personal independence.

 

 1-800-735-8322

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Wyoming Veterans Commission

The Wyoming Veterans Commission's mission is to develop, enhance, and promote programs, services, and benefits for Wyoming veterans and their families through outreach, education, communication, and legislation.

 

 307-777-8152

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