Applicants can apply for assistance through age 21.
Applicants must live in the state of Texas.
Applicants must have a diagnosis related to the request.
Applicants can receive financial assistance no greater than $5,000 per year, with a lifetime maximum of $10,000.
Applicants do not receive funds directly from Variety. All payments are made to the vendor of the product or service requested.
Variety does not provide grants for services already rendered or reimbursements for products already ordered.
What can I
(Medical procedures, services & equipment)
Assists with non-mobility related medical needs such as cranial helmets, wigs, vision equipment, prescriptions, life-saving surgery, and much more.
(Mobility equipment & mobile therapy)
Provides mobility to children such as wheelchairs, walkers, specialized bikes, home modifications, vehicle modifications, adaptive vans, ramps, and positioning systems as well as therapy to increase mobility and independence.
VARIETY FUTURE KIDS
(Education, experience & play)
Provides funding for special educational, iPads & communication applications, occupational therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, ABA therapy, specialized camps & equipment to improve the child’s quality of living.
*Variety does not provide reimbursements for products or services.
How can I apply?
Please apply online using the button below. You will be able to create an account and save your application as you go.
Incomplete applications expire 60 DAYS after start date. All expired applications will be discarded and any personal information will be shredded & deleted.
If you have any questions about your application status please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adaptive Van applications
Applications requesting financial assistance for adapted vans must meet the following requirements and provide the following information in order to receive assistance:
Applications must include detailed plan for payment of van in order to be considered (i.e. who will be contributing and for how much).
Applications must be formally approved by our board before any financial assistance will be given.
Vans must be fully paid for minus Variety’s approved amount before Variety will make any payments (financial assistance will not be given to financed vans).
Any approved Variety funds will be paid directly to the company selling the van (families will not be reimbursed).
We're here to help!
Please contact us at email@example.com
Please keep in mind that any applications missing information will not be reviewed.
Incomplete Applications will be deleted after 60 days.
Please do not create an account unless you plan on filling out an application. Our software limits us to a certain number of users per year.
Please only submit requests that meet our guidelines:
Child must reside in the State of Texas
Child must be 21 or under
Child must have a diagnosis of a special need/ disability related to the request (we will not consider requests for help with medical procedures unless it is related to the diagnosis of a special/need disability)
You cannot apply for help with past due bills or services/ products already received
Please only apply if you can demonstrate financial need
Please note: submitting a completed grant application does not guarantee approval. We receive many requests for funding and are not able to approve every request.
Our application queue is currently full and we will not be accepting new applications from August 5th, 2019 until September 5th, 2019.
If you would like to start a new application, please come back on September 5th, 2019.
If you have a current application that you are working on please go to SmarterSelect.com and log in to your previously created account.
Please note: completed applications submitted after 7/29/19 will not be reviewed until October 2019 or after.
Recommendation forms must be filled out by a medical professional not associated with the product or service being recommended.
All invoices must be submitted within 3 months of the grants expiration date.
Variety does not pay for multiple months of service at one time. An invoice for services must be submitted for the services received that month. Full name of child must be included on invoice.