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Foundations / Grants / Scholarships
A.V. Hunter Trust Local assistance for a variety of needs. (Home modifications DME, Van Modifications, etc). Application must come through Craig Patient Family Services. 
Adaptive Computer Empowerment Services To improve the quality of life for persons in San Diego County who are low income and disabled or seniors (65+) by empowering them with computer technology.  Specifically, our outcomes focus on civic involvement and self-sufficiency with an emphasis on quality of life enhancement.
Adaptive Technology Funding $ources AT Funding $ources is a searchable online database tool. It is provided to assist Coloradoans with disabilities locate needed funding to purchase AT devices and services for their specific needs. 
Craig Hospital Alumni Scholarship With support from the Denver Alumnae Chapter of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, the Trigiano Foundation and other community contributions, graduates of Craig can apply for financial support for higher education from the Craig Hospital Alumni Scholarship Fund. 
Erika's List The big blue book of bookmarks for people with disabilities.
Financial Aid for Student with Diabilities information about scholarships and fellowships for students with disabilities.
Foundation Center If you are an individual with a physical or other disability, and you are looking for information on grants specifically for those with disabilities, this user site will help you in your search. 
Friends of Man, Denver Metro Local group that assists with a variety of needs. 
Handyman Repair Program of Volunteers of America This is a handyman repair program through the Volunteers of America; they can provide ramp building and other handyman projects for free. Materials must be provided.
Home Builders Foundation, Denver Metro-Area The Home Builders Foundation provides assistance with home modifications. Applications submitted through Craig Patient Family Services or on an individual basis. 
Mike Utley Foundation The Mike Utley Foundation organizes many fundraisers throughout the year. 
Joni and Friends This is a Christian fund for the disabled grant program. Designed to assist with financial needs of individual as well as to strengthen existing relationship between individual and his or her church congregation. Funds for Health and Wellness, Education and Ministry/Evangelism. 
National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) Victims of violent crime can receive funds towards equipment or other needs. 
National Transplant Assistance Fund NTAF - Helps patients and their families organize, launch and sustain grassroots fundraising campaigns, providing fiscal accountability for the funds raised and weekly disbursements for life-saving and life-sustaining medical care.  NTAF can help patients to mobilize their communities to fundraise for uninsured expenses related to Catastrophic Injury, including home and vehicle modifications and home health care.
Pinnacol Foundation College Scholarship Program Serves the children of Colorado workers killed or seriously disabled in a compensable work-related accident, regardless of insurance carrier.
Scholarship Search Website with links to more than 40 free, online scholarship search sites listing thousands of scholarships and financial aid awards worth billions of dollars.
SCORE Spinal Cord Opportunities for Rehabilitation Endowment This is a nonprofit organization that supports the rehabilitation of young people with SCI. They can assist with down payments of a van, home modifications adaptive sports equipment, etc. 
The Travis Roy Foundation The foundation provides initial grants to individuals with SCI for van modifications or purchase, DME, computers/adaptive equipment, and home modifications. Average grants are from $4000 -- $7,000. 
USC Swim-With-Mike Scholarship To qualify, scholarship recipients must meet the following requirements: Suffered an illness or injury resulting in a physical disability which substantially limits major life activity; Participated in organized high school or college athletics prior to the illness or injury; Meet the admissions requirements of USC; Maintain a 2.5 grade point average at USC. Scholarship The scholarship is open to students of any major or concentration. The winner's name, essay and photo will be posted on Although not a requirement, preference will be given to students with mobility disabilities. 

Last Updated: August 1, 2013