Grants & Loans
There are various grants and loan programs available for the SCI community throughout Oregon and SW Washington. All the programs listed have different criteria and application processes so please visit their individual websites for more comprehensive information. This list is intended to provide basic information to help you determine which programs could be right for you.
If you have any questions or suggestions of other programs we can add to this list, please contact us.
Eligible Uses: Adaptive outdoor adventure sports equipment
Open Dates: Cycle 1-January 1st, Cycle 2-May 1st, Cycle 3-August 1st
Close Dates: Cycle 1-January 31st, Cycle 2-May 31st, Cycle 3-August 31st
Application Frequency: Every 2 years
Link to Apply: https://highfivesfoundation.org/grant-application/
$5000. Over 5k MUST include a letter of recommendation from an expert in the field confirming skill, commitment, and passion for the sport
Cycle 1 – Open to those injured in outdoor adventure sports* AND wounded veterans pursuing outdoor adventure sports.
Cycle 2 – Open to those injured in outdoor adventure sports.
Cycle 3 – Open to those injured in outdoor adventure sports* AND wounded veterans who wish to pursue outdoor adventure sports* AND those injured in inertia-based accidents who wish to pursue outdoor adventure sports.
- Sports Expense – Funds toward Training, Coaching, Travel, or minor equipment purchases
- Equipment – Adaptive equipment from a CAF-preferred vendor
- Funding toward Equipment – Funds for Adaptive equipment from a vendor not on the CAF-preferred list
- Athletic Prosthetic – Össur lower limb athletic prosthetics
Sports Expense: $500-1000
Equipment: Price determined between CAF and vendor
Funding toward equipment: $500-2500
Athletic Prosthetic: List of prosthetics determined by CAF and Ossur
Eligible Applicants: Open to all challenged athletes
Eligible Uses: Any piece of sports or recreation equipment specifically designed for people with disabilities that allow an applicant to be active.
Eligible Applicants: Individuals with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury who reside in the US.
Eligible Uses: Applicants may submit a scholarship application to cover part or all of the cost for products and services such as educational assistance, medical supplies, sports equipment, personal growth & development, therapy and transportation.
Eligible Applicants: Applicants must have a traumatic spinal cord injury due to single, catastrophic event.
Eligible Uses: Outdoor sports equipment and sports experience grants.
Amount based on available funds.
Eligible Applicants: Open to adaptive individuals and organizations in the United States and consists of outdoor sports equipment and sports experience grants.
Eligible Uses: Rehab, Caregiving, Special Equipment, and Emergency Funds
Eligible Applicants: WE PROVIDE DIRECT AND IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE to individuals and families through our grant programs, including Rehab, Caregiving, Special Equipment, and Emergency Funds
Eligible Uses: Special Equipment, Services or Funding to aid in recovery or functioning
Open Date: Applications review Quarterly
Close Date: Applications review Quarterly
Application Frequency: Quarterly
Eligible Applicants: Those who face obstacles due to disabilities or limitations have an opportunity to receive our assistance. If you, someone you know or a program needs special equipment, services or funding to aid in recovery or functioning, you can make a request or refer them to K2 Adventures Foundation for award consideration.
Eligible Uses: Equipment to improve quality of life, Accessibility grants (Not to exceed $4,000), Educational scholarships (Not to exceed $5,000), Travel to and/or participation in adaptive sporting events, Other needs specific to the disabled population
Eligible Applicants: Any member of PossAbilities may apply. A PossAbilities member is anyone with a disability who submits an application for membership and is enrolled in the program. A friend or family member may also apply on behalf of a PossAbilities member, as long as the PossAbilities member is willing to sign a release of liability if selected to receive support.
Eligible Uses: Adaptive Equipment for activities of daily living, make Home Modifications for wheelchair accessibility, enable the Return to Work reintegrating back into the community, and maintain Therapeutic Activities for health and wellness
Open Date: Rolling basis. Reviewed every 30-90 days.
Close Date: Rolling basis. Reviewed every 30-90 days.
Application Frequency: Reviewed every 30-90 days.
Eligible Applicants: Triumph’s Keep Moving Forward (KMF) Grant is for people with spinal cord injury that have limited financial capability to help them triumph over obstacles they face and enhance their quality of life. Applicants must be citizens of the United States of America, with priority given to Southern California residents.
Eligible Uses: Wheelchairs, Vehicle Modifications, Home Modifications, Assistive Devices
Eligible Applicants: The child must be under the age of 21 and have a member of their medical team verify their medical condition and mobility needs.
Eligible Uses: Competition Fees, Transportation and Lodging Costs, Adaptive Sports Equipment Purchases, Coaching and Training Fees
Eligible Applicants: Catapult’s annual grant program provides financial and equipment grants to visually impaired and mobility impaired athletes for costs related to gaining access to and competing in the world of adaptive sports
Eligible Uses: The Foundation makes direct grants on behalf of Oregonians with physical disabilities. The aid may relate directly to the disability or toward fostering personal independence.
Eligible Applicants: Direct grants to Oregonians living with a disability and may be used towards aid directly in relation to their disability or to fostering independence.
Eligible Uses: Our loans can be used to purchase assistive technology, adapted vehicles, and home modifications.
Fixed 5% interest rate with no fees.
- Up to $25,000 and a 5-year term available for most kinds of assistive technology
- Up to $40,000 and a 10-year term available for adapted vehicles and home modifications. A 10% down payment is required for adapted vehicle loans.
Eligible Applicants: Washington and Oregon residents of all ages with disabilities of all types, including seniors with age-related functional limitations, are eligible.
Loan closets provide free and low-cost medical equipment on a long-term loan basis. Equipment provided includes manual and electric wheelchairs, scooters, lifts, walkers, canes, hospital beds, bathroom equipment, and more.