BRING YOUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER
We believe getting out there, going places otherwise inaccessible, makes this bike worth every penny, but we know its not cheap.
Here's what we propose:
Start a fundraising page. We will help promote it.
Organize an event with your community. We can coach you.
Apply for all grants for which you qualify. We've provided information below.
Save your own funds. Your community is more likely to help if they know you have some skin in the game too.
PLEASE SEE THE FOLLOWING FOUNDATIONS FOR ASSISTANCE WITH FUNDING
America’s Fund is a program created to direct urgently needed resources and financial support to injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. This is a program of the Semper Fi Fund, an established 501(c)(3) nonprofit with an A+ rating from the American Institute of Philanthropy and a 4-star (highest possible) rating from Charity Navigator. Since its inception in 2004, the Semper Fi Fund has provided more than $76 million in support. Find out more at www.americasfund.org
It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) to provide opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life. Find out more at www.challengedathletes.org
HeadNorth: The Thrive Program: **Greater San Diego County ONLY** The Thrive Program offers “Response TWO” financial assistance to help purchase necessary equipment and services to promote an active and productive lifestyle. Grant funding can be used toward wheelchairs, exercise equipment, computers, car and home modifications and physical therapy. Find out more at headnorth.org/
The High Fives Foundation is dedicated to raising money and awareness for athletes that have suffered a life altering injury while pursuing their dream in the winter action sports community. Find out more at www.highfivesfoundation.org.
I'M ABLE grants are awarded to disabled individuals and supporting organizations and provide hand-cycles, adaptive skis and instructional training programs for those in need. Our purpose is to unleash the potential in physically challenged children and adults to be more active, enjoy the benefits of physical fitness, and spend more time in the great outdoors. Find out more at http://getupandmove.org/funding.php
The Kelly Brush Foundation is committed to empowering those with paralysis through sports and recreation. Our grant programs help people with paralysis purchase adaptive sports equipment. Find out more at kellybrushfoundation.org.
National Association of Injured & Disabled Workers (NAIDW) is a nationally recognized 501 (c) (3) public charity whose purpose is to provide unlimited resources, support, guidance and short-term financial assistance to injured & disabled workers and their families as a result of injury, illness, pain or disability. Find out more at www.naidw.org.
SCORE aims to assist young people who have been injured while participating in sporting events or athletic recreation. SCORE endeavors to improve the quality of life for people with a spinal cord injury, assisting with the substantial out-of-pocket costs associated with obtaining the best medical care, home amenities and transportation. The end goal is to facilitate rehabilitation and independent living. Find out more at www.scorefund.org.
Semper Fi Fund (SFF) provides relief for financial needs that arise during hospitalization and recovery as well as assistance for those with perpetuating needs. Our program provides support in a variety of ways including Service Member and Family Support, Specialized & Adaptive Equipment, Adaptive Housing, Adaptive Transportation, Education and Career Transition Assistance, PTS and TBI Support, Team Semper Fi, and America’s Fund. Find out more at semperfifund.org.
Spinal Cord Injury Fund: The Mission of the SCI Special Fund is to help California residents with spinal cord injuries maximize their independance in order to achieve life changing results. Find out more at www.scispecialfund.org.
Team Possabilities: The purpose of a PossAbilities grant or scholarship is to provide support for our members to improve the quality of life, assist in the reintegration of those with disabilities into the community and society, and to meet the specific needs of our members. Find out more at www.TeamPossabilities.org.
The Independence Fund's mission is to provide the tools, therapies, and guidance that those veterans severely injured in the Line of Duty are otherwise not receiving. The Independence Fund is an entirely 100%, All Volunteer Non-Profit whose Board of Directors is comprised entirely of Combat Veterans. Find out more at www.independencefund.org.
Triumph Foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to help individuals with Spinal Cord Injury triumph over their disability and to inspire them to keep moving forward with their lives by pushing themselves toget better every day. Triumph Foundation works to minimize the obstacles that one faces after suffering Spinal Cord Injury. We specialize in galvanizing and restoring lives after Spinal Cord Injury (SCI). Find out more at www.triumph-foundation.org.