Disabled Child Grants for Special Needs Children
Taking care of a disabled or special needs child can be a challenging task, especially when you have limited resources. Fortunately, there's a wide range of grants, financing, and loans to help fund handicap equipment, such as wheelchair accessible van for your baby, infant, toddler, child or teenager. Finding financial help for a handicap accessible van to improve the life of children with disabilities can take time--especially when you have to find child-focused grants and financial assistance. We help reduce your time by providing resources to help you search for grants and financial assistance tailored for your kids with disabilities and their needs.
To learn more about how to apply for wheelchair van grant funding to buy a handicap van or convert a pre-owned minivan, please read "How to Apply for a Grant for Wheelchair Vans, Mobility Equipment, or Minivan Conversions."
Disabled Child Grant Resources
Disabled Children's Relief Fund (DCRF)
This funding resource provides disabled children with assistance to obtain wheelchairs, orthopedic braces, walkers, lifts, hearing aids, eyeglasses, medical equipment, physical therapy, and surgery.
The UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation
A non-profit Section 501(c)(3) charity funded by contributions from UnitedHealth Group, United Healthcare and its employees, as well as the generosity of individuals and corporations.
The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project
Small grants available for chronically ill children.
This foundation helps people with disabilities and their families overcome obstacles on the road to independence and reach personal goals.
Administration for Children & Families
New funding opportunities are displayed on this website on an ongoing basis.
President's Choice Children's Charity (Canada)
This grant for kids is dedicated to helping Canadian children who are physically or developmentally challenged. The aim is to remove obstacles that make everyday living extremely difficult and to provide these young people with a renewed sense of dignity, independence, and freedom.
Your local Rotary Club
Often there are community funds set aside for individuals and families needing assistance. Stop by or call your local Rotary Club with information about the needs of your disabled child and family. Presenting this in handwritten form often gets more attention.
Sometimes provides assistance when it involves a child or children and other special circumstances.
Medicaid/Department of Human Services (DHS)
Children are often screened as part of the Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program of Medicaid. Under "rehabilitative services," people can receive handicap van or lift funding to obtain their "best possible functional levels."
Disabled and special needs kids deserve the same freedom as anyone else, and with foundations offering grants to aid in the purchase of wheelchair van, you'll be able to travel with your kids and show them the world.
Still can't find the funding you need for your child? Look through our mobility finance page to find other funding resources for your disabled or special needs children