Ian Burkhart Foundation

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Fund Request

How to Apply:

  1. Confirm all eligibility requirements

  2. Gather quotes for item desired

  3. Complete fund request form in its entirety

Eligibility Requirements for Individual Grants:

  • Applicants must have a spinal cord injury.

  • They must demonstrate financial need and may be required to provide documentation.    

  • There is no age requirement, however, they must reside in the United States

  • Applicants must request specific modifications or equipment.

    • Partial Payments toward larger items will only be considered if all other payments are already in place for the total amount.

  • Eligible items include but are not limited to wheelchairs, exercise equipment, vehicle modifications, home modifications, adaptive equipment. It is up to the applicant to explain how this grant will improve their quality of life.

  • Grants are disbursed directly to suppliers of the desired equipment or modifications. Estimates from potential suppliers are required prior to making request.

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Applications are accepted year-round and are considered at quarterly board meetings and are awarded quarterly subject to availability of funds.

  • If awarded a grant the individual must supply the Foundation with pictures of equipment purchased and a description of how the grant enriched the individual’s quality of life.