Financial aid/equipment

ABC Medical
Adaptive Sports Scholarships, Athletic College Scholarships & Making a Difference Scholarships
p: 866-897-8588

A Million Thanks
Grants for military service members injured on or after 10/7/2001

Abilities Foundation
Multiple Services for those living in Delaware, Florida, North Carolina & Virginia
p: 727-538-7370 (ext. 345 - Frank)

ALS Association
Aid for people with ALS
p: 972-714-0088

American Airlines Credit Union
Auto Loans

Amy Alexander Foundation
Aid for people living with spinal cord injuries

Amy Van Dyken Foundation
Aid for people living with spinal cord injuries/ wheelchairs for children

Amy Young Barrier Removal
One-Time home modification grants
p: 512.936.7800

Aubrey Rose Foundation
Need-based grants for families with children who are living with a life-threatening medical condition

Bank of America
Disability Access Loans for accessible vehicles or modify existing vehicles with adaptive equipment

Be An Angel Fund
Financial assistance for adaptive equipment and select services
Houston, TX
p: 281.219.3313

Blood Brothers Foundation
Aid for vehicle modifications
p: 303-882-7469

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

Bruno Time Payments through Lift-Aids, INC.
Special financing for Bruno Products (adaptive vehicle equipment)

Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation
Grants for people with neurological disorders (specifically spinal cord injuries)
p: 262-547-2083

Cerebral Palsy Group
General information on CP as well as support resources

Cerebral Palsy Guidance
General Information on CP as well as financial assistance resources

Challenged Athletes Foundation
Applicants can apply for sports-related expenses (equipment/travel/competition/coaching/training)

Cherished Creations
Dream Requests for children with serious illnesses

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

Children's Wish Foundation International
Grants for wishes for children under 18 who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition

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.

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

Disability Services of the Southwest
Programs for individuals with disabilities

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

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)

Dream Foundation
Serving terminally-ill adults and their families by providing end-of-life dreams that offer inspiration, comfort and closure

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.

First Hand Foundation
Financial Assistance (one request per year)
Kansas City, MO
p: 816.201.1569

Friends of Man
For anyone in need. Application must be filled out by referring agency, not by applicant. 

Fund it Forward
For anyone with a diagnosed disability or medical condition in need of medical devices or equipment.

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

Government Benefit Finder
Find out what government benefits you may qualify for

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

Health & Human Services
Government website. For anyone in need.

Hike Fund
Hearing devices for children ages 0-20

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

Hope for the Warriors
Veterans services (post 9/11 veterans)

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.

Kelly Brush Foundation
Adaptive Sport & Recreation Equipment (SCI)
South Burlington, VA
p: 802.846.5298

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

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)

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

Masonic Home and School of Texas
Need Based Grants
Hurst, TX
p: 817.332.5070

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

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

M.O.R.G.A.N. Project
Donated Medical Supplies/ Equipment
Melbourne, FL

National MS Society
Resources, support and programs for those living with Multiple Sclerosis

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

National Organization for Vehicle Accessibility
Small grants to help complete accessible van purchases after other funding has been secured

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

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

Operation First Response
Assistance for wounded service members/ disabled veterans

Operation HomeFront
Critical financial support for active duty or deployed service members, veterans, or wounded, ill or injured service members

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

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)

Ray Tye Medical Aid Foundation
Grants for in-hospital life-saving treatments and surgeries for those who do not have medical insurance

Provides information on financial support organizations that help with the cost of prescriptions

Financial aid grants for adults 21-39 who are recovering from cancer

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

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

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

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

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

Texas Elks Children’s Services Inc.
Grants for Equipment

Travis Roy Foundation
Grants for children with spinal cord injuries caused by accidents
Boston, MA
p: 617.619.8257

United Health Care Children’s Foundation
Medical Grants
p: 1.855.698.4223

Wheelchairs 4 Kids
Wheelchairs, home & vehicle modifications, and devices for children with limited mobility


Other Resources: 

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

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

Calendar Links:

Texas Autism Society calendar of events in Texas


Heart of Texas Autism Network events near Waco and Belton


Navigate Life Texas list of events throughout Texas