Financial aid/equipment

ABC Medical
Adaptive Sports Scholarships, Athletic College Scholarships & Making a Difference Scholarships
whttp://www.abc-med.com/scholarships
p: 866-897-8588

A Million Thanks
Grants for military service members injured on or after 10/7/2001
whttp://www.amillionthanks.org/applyforawish.php

Abilities Foundation
Multiple Services for those living in Delaware, Florida, North Carolina & Virginia
w: http://www.abilitiesfoundation.com/home.html
p: 727-538-7370 (ext. 345 - Frank)

Action Behavior Centers
Austin-Based Therapy Center
w: http://www.ActionBehavior.com
p: 512.572.0157

ALS Association
Aid for people with ALS
whttp://www.alstexas.org/about-us/financial-information/
p: 972-714-0088

American Airlines Credit Union
Auto Loans
w: aacreditunion.org

Amy Alexander Foundation
Aid for people living with spinal cord injuries
whttp://amyalexanderfoundation.org/contact-us/

Amy Van Dyken Foundation
Aid for people living with spinal cord injuries/ wheelchairs for children
whttp://www.amyvandyken.org/

Amy Young Barrier Removal
One-Time home modification grants
Texas
p: 512.936.7800
w: http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/htf/single-family/amy-young.htm

Aubrey Rose Foundation
Need-based grants for families with children who are living with a life-threatening medical condition
waubreyrose.org/financial-assistance-families/

Bank of America
Disability Access Loans for accessible vehicles or modify existing vehicles with adaptive equipment
whttps://www.bankofamerica.com/auto-loans/disability-access-loans/

Be An Angel Fund
Financial assistance for adaptive equipment and select services
Houston, TX
p: 281.219.3313
w: http://www.beanangel.org

Blood Brothers Foundation
Aid for vehicle modifications
p: 303-882-7469
whttp://www.bloodbrothersfoundation.org/

Bright Steps Forward
Grants, Sponsor a Child (Neurological Disorders)
Fort Lauderdale, FL
p: 877.NOW.ICAN
w: www.brightstepsforward.org

Bruno Time Payments through Lift-Aids, INC.
Special financing for Bruno Products (adaptive vehicle equipment)
w: lift-aids.com

Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation
Grants for people with neurological disorders (specifically spinal cord injuries)
p: 262-547-2083
whttp://brpf.org/charitable-grant-application/

Cerebral Palsy Group
General information on CP as well as support resources
w: https://cerebralpalsygroup.com/cerebral-palsy/

Cerebral Palsy Guidance
General Information on CP as well as financial assistance resources
w: CerebralPalsyGuidance.com

Challenged Athletes Foundation
Applicants can apply for sports-related expenses (equipment/travel/competition/coaching/training)
w: challengedathletes.org/programs/grants/ 

Cherished Creations
Dream Requests for children with serious illnesses
wwww.cherishedcreations.com

Chive Charities
Funding for rare medical conditions, veterans with medical-related needs, first responders & emergency assistance organizations & underfunded special needs education initiatives
wchivecharities.org/recipient

Children's Wish Foundation International
Grants for wishes for children under 18 who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition
wchildrenswish.org/refer-a-child/

Clayton Dabney Foundation for Kids with Cancer
Last wishes, gifts, special events, family travel & financial assistance for families with children in the last stages of terminal cancer.
wclaytondabney.org

Different Needz Foundation
Grants for people with developmental disabilities for equipment and medical services. Grant applications become available in January.
wdifferentneedzfoundation.org/grants/

Disability Services of the Southwest
Programs for individuals with disabilities
wwww.dsswtx.org/programs

Do It For the Love
Grants live concert wishes for people with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges & wounded veterans.
w: doitforthelove.org/nominate

Dream Foundation
Volunteer-driven wish-granting organization that serves children ages 3-18 who have a critical or chronic illness (please check to see if your geographic region is covered)
wdreamfactoryinc.org/refer-a-child/

Dream Foundation
Serving terminally-ill adults and their families by providing end-of-life dreams that offer inspiration, comfort and closure
w: dreamfoundation.org/

EOD Warrior Foundation
Financial assistance grants are awarded to wounded, injured and ill EOD personnel and families of wounded and fallen warriors on a case-by-case basis.
weodwarriorfoundation.org/apply-for-assistance

First Hand Foundation
Financial Assistance (one request per year)
Kansas City, MO
p: 816.201.1569
w: https://www.firsthandfoundation.org/request-funding/

Friends of Man
For anyone in need. Application must be filled out by referring agency, not by applicant. 
w: friendsofman.org/HowToApply.php

Fund it Forward
For anyone with a diagnosed disability or medical condition in need of medical devices or equipment.
wfunditfwd.org/assistance/index.html

Gill Children’s Services
Medical/Dental, Prescriptions, Diapers, Summer School Tuition, and much more! (Last resort financial assistance)
Forth Worth, TX
p: 817.332.5070
w: www.gillchildrens.org

Government Benefit Finder
Find out what government benefits you may qualify for
w: benefits.gov

Granted Wish Foundation
Sports/Athlete specific wishes for people with a physical disability ages 5 - 25
wthegrantedwishfoundation.com

Health & Human Services
Government website. For anyone in need.
whhs.texas.gov

Hike Fund
Hearing devices for children ages 0-20
wthehikefund.org/

Hope 4 Minds
Supporting Texas families and their children who have suffered an acquired brain injury
Austin, TX
p: 512.845.1466
w: www.hope4minds.org 

Hope for the Warriors
Veterans services (post 9/11 veterans)
whopeforthewarriors.org/apply-for-services/

International Association of Hebrew Free Loans
Helps people with temporary financial needs to become or remain self-supporting members of their community by the aid of interest-free loans.
wiajfl.org/for-borrowers/

Kelly Brush Foundation
Adaptive Sport & Recreation Equipment (SCI)
South Burlington, VA
p: 802.846.5298
w: http://www.kellybrushfoundation.org/

Magic Mobility
Adaptive vans for adults and children (scroll down to learn how to request a vehicle)
wmagicmobility.org/

Make-A-Wish Foundation
Volunteer organization dedicated to fulfilling the wishes of children between the ages of 2½ - 18 who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness or disability.
p: 800-722-WISH (9474)
w: www.wish.org

Marshall & Mary Brondum Special Assistance Foundation
Funding for individuals with disabilities (primarily serves Montana)
wbrondumfoundation.org/

Masonic Home and School of Texas
Need Based Grants
Hurst, TX
p: 817.332.5070
w: www.mhstx.org 

Mclindon Family Foundation
Gives adaptive bikes to children with disabilities. Email or call after discussing with your child's doctor or therapist.
wmclindonfamilyfoundation.org/

Medical Transportation Program
“Catch a Ride with Us” 
Those eligible for Medicaid or Children with Special Health Care Needs may qualify for this program, which pays for transportation costs (must call two days in advance for appointment)
p: 877.633.8747/ 800.735.2989

Modest Needs
Short-term critical-need financial assistance for those who do not qualify for traditional assistance because of income level
p: 844-667-3776
w: www.modestneeds.org

M.O.R.G.A.N. Project
Donated Medical Supplies/ Equipment
Melbourne, FL
w: www.themorganproject.org

National MS Society
Resources, support and programs for those living with Multiple Sclerosis
w: nationalmssociety.org

National Patient Travel HELPLINE
Provides assistance and referral to the best source of charitable medical air transportation help
p: 800.296.1217
w: www.patienttravel.org

National Organization for Vehicle Accessibility
Small grants to help complete accessible van purchases after other funding has been secured
w: novafunding.org

Navigate Life Texas
Resources/ grant list for adults and children living with special needs in Texas (available in Spanish and many other languages)
w: navigatelifetexas.org

Neuro Assistance Foundation
Assistance with mobility equipment, home modifications, vehicle modifications & technology for people with spinal cord injuries or spinal cord disabilities/ birth defects living in select Texas counties
w: neuroassistance.org

Operation First Response
Assistance for wounded service members/ disabled veterans
w: operationfirstresponse.org

Operation HomeFront
Critical financial support for active duty or deployed service members, veterans, or wounded, ill or injured service members
w: operationhomefront.org

Project Angel Fares
Provides all travel expenses paid trips to Morgan's Wonderland & Inspiration Island ( fully accessible theme park & water park) in San Antonio.
wprojectangelfares.com

Project Mend
Provides durable medical equipment (DME) and Assistive Technology (AT) services at no cost to Veterans, Military Personnel & their families whenever these items are not covered by the VA for a service-connected disability.
San Antonio, TX
p: (210) 223-6363 (MEND)
w: www.projectmend.org/

Ray Tye Medical Aid Foundation
Grants for in-hospital life-saving treatments and surgeries for those who do not have medical insurance
wrtmaf.org/medical-aid-request/

RxAssist
Provides information on financial support organizations that help with the cost of prescriptions
w: www.rxassist.org

SamFund
Financial aid grants for adults 21-39 who are recovering from cancer
w: thesamfund.org

Semper Fi Fund
Veterans services for post 9/11 combat wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces
wsemperfifund.org/get-assistance/

Spinal Cord Opportunities for Rehabilitation Endowment
Assists young people who have been injured in sporting events or athletic recreation (call or email for grant information
w: scorefund.org

SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 
Children with disabilities qualify but there are strict financial guidelines and very few
p: 800.772.1213
w: www.socialsecurity.gov

St. Vincent De Paul
For anyone in need. Go to Assistance/ Services & choose your location. Each Diocese supplies different kinds of aid (sometimes financial).
w: svdpusa.org 

The Sunshine Foundation
Grants special dreams to children, ages 3-18, who are chronically or seriously ill, physically challenged or have been abused
p: 800.767.1976
w: www.sunshinefoundation.org

Texas Elks Children’s Services Inc.
Grants for Equipment
Texas
w: https://texaselks.org/special-grants/

Travis Roy Foundation
Grants for children with spinal cord injuries caused by accidents
Boston, MA
p: 617.619.8257
w: www.travisroyfoundation.org

United Health Care Children’s Foundation
Medical Grants
p: 1.855.698.4223
w: www.uhccf.org

Wheelchairs 4 Kids
Wheelchairs, home & vehicle modifications, and devices for children with limited mobility
wwheelchairs4kids.org/about/whatwedo/

 

Other Resources: 

Big Rentz
Keeping Disabled Persons Safe While Remodeling
p: 1.888.325.5171
w: https://www.bigrentz.com/how-to-guides/keeping-seniors-special-needs-individuals-safe-around-construction-sites

HomeCity Real Estate
Creating a Home Where Your Disabled Child can Thrive
p: 1.877.284.2489
w: https://www.homecity.com/creating-a-home-where-your-child-can-thrive-with-a-disability

TeacherVision
Teacher Resources for Special Needs
p: 1.617.671.2614
w: https://www.teachervision.com/special-needs

Texas Parent to Parent
Peer-to-peer network and resources for families with children with special needs.
wwww.txp2p.org/

The Zebra
Disaster Preparedness for Special Needs
p: 1.888.255.4364
w: www.thezebra.com 

High Risk Pay
Disability and Credit Scores
p: 1.800.956.1277
w: www.highriskpay.com

Office of Disability Employment Policy
Disability Resources from the Department of Labor
p: 1.866.487.2365
w: www.dol.gov

Your Storage Finder
Tips for Disabled Persons to Declutter and Organize their Home
w: www.yourstoragefinder.com