If you are living with a disability and interested in pursuing sports or any type of recreational activity, these organizations may be able to help you reach your goals! Click the headings below to view the website for each resource.
Using this app, users can research accessibility at public spaces such as retail stores, restaurants, hotels, parks, theaters, and more, from any computer or mobile device. Users can also review places based on accessibility.
The Arkansas Disability and Health Program collaborated with several community and educational groups across the state of Arkansas to film and survey accessible trails. The project was designed to help provide information on accessible recreational trails in Arkansas for individuals with mobility impairments who would like to participate in outdoor recreation.
The Arkansas Freedom Fund exists to serve and support rehabilitative recreational outdoor activities that benefit our military, Veterans, wounded/disabled Veterans, and their families.
It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) to provide opportunities and support to people with physical challenges, so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics.
Crossroads Adaptive Athletic Alliance is the only US 501c3 nonprofit of its kind – building a stronger community for adaptive athletes and their coaches. We help athletes with permanent needs participate in life-changing fitness opportunities through education, grants, and competition. You can find out about all of our initiatives and programs on our Programs Page.
Since 1967, Disabled Sports USA has focused on one goal: To improve the lives of wounded warriors, youth and adults with disabilities by providing sports and recreation opportunities.
We provide qualified individuals with funding for participation in EXERCISE-BASED RECOVERY PROGRAMS and the purchase of ADAPTABLE PRODUCTS. These programs and products have been proven to greatly improve the physical and emotional well-being of the injured individual.
The grant program is open to adaptive individuals and organizations in the United States and consists of outdoor sports equipment and sports experience grants. The grant cycle is biannual ending June 30 and Dec 31. Applicants should download and complete the appropriate grant application.
The GRIT Freedom Chair is an all-terrain wheelchair built for every type of adventure. Developed by MIT engineers, this easy-to- push, lever-driven wheelchair comes armed with rugged mountain bike wheels, a big, sturdy front wheel that doesn’t get stuck, and optional trail handles, allowing you to choose your own custom journey.
The High Fives Foundation supports the dreams of outdoor action sports athletes by raising injury prevention awareness while providing resources and inspiration to those who suffer life-altering injuries.
The Independence Fund’s Adaptive Sports Program provides wounded Veterans with improved physical and mental well-being, as well as increased independence, purpose, and social interaction.
The Kelly Brush Foundation (KBF) is dedicated to making active lifestyles a reality for those who have experienced a spinal cord injury. We offer the inspiration to believe and the grants to enable anyone to buy the equipment they need to get out and go.
This group puts on fishing tournaments to raise money for people living with a spinal cord injury. Some of their grants are not available to AR residents, but you can apply for a home therapy kit and personal trainer scholarship.
Triumph Foundation’s mission is to help children, adults, and Veterans with spinal cord injury/disorder to triumph over their disability and to inspire them to keep moving forward with their lives by pushing themselves to get better every day.