Applicants must have experienced a spinal cord injury resulting in paraplegia or quadriplegia and such injuries have resulted in substantially interfering with personal independence. A letter from a physician or other medical practitioner verifying the nature (type) and cause of your injury will be required.
Applicants must demonstrate a financial need. Documentation will be required. It must be shown that the financial need is due to necessity not covered by other sources such as health insurance, community resources, through agencies or programs or any other means.
Applicants must be specific in their request. Requests for “anything you can give” will not be considered. Payment will only be made to the vendor or third party recipient, NOT the individual recipient.
Applicants must reside in the United States.
There is no age requirement for applicants.
Eligibility DOES NOT guarantee any entitlement to a grant (award).
Applicants must submit estimates from potential suppliers when completing the application/grants.
Note: examples of eligible items include replacement or repair of wheelchairs, vehicle modifications (i.e. hand controls or lifts) small home modifications to include ramp or lift installation, computers or other adaptive equipment to aid in personal independence.