Funding

Funding Resources
A guide to AT Funding in Vermont.

Opportunities Credit Union – The Independence Fund (Alternative Financing Program)
Low interest Loans for the purchase of AT in Vermont.
800-865-8328 or 802- 654-4540
Opportunities Credit Union Independence Fund Website

The Sue Williams Freedom Fund (SWFF)
Grant funding to support AT for independent living.
Vermont Center for Independent Living
800-639-1522      email: vcil@vcil.org
VCIL Sue Williams Freedom Fund Website

The Kelly Brush Foundation
Resource to support adapted recreational opportunities.
802-846-5298
Kelly Brush Foundation Website

Vermont Telecommunication Equipment Distribution Program (VT EDP)
Funding for telecommunications equipment for qualified individuals.
VT EDP Website

Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
South Burlington | Main Office 60 Kimball Avenue, 05403
800-639-5861  Email: general@vabvi.org
VABVI Website

Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports
Resources and programming for adapted recreational opportunities.
73 Alpine Drive, Pico Mountain
P.O. Box 139
Killington, VT  05751
(802) 786-4991
Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports Website

Children with Special Health Needs
Resources and services for VT children (Birth- age 21) with complex health conditions.
Children with Special Health Needs Website

Lions Clubs International Foundation
300 W. 22nd St.
Oak Brook, IL 60523-8842
630-468-6901
Note: Contact your local Lions Club for individual funding needs
Lions Clubs International Website

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation, Inc.
Foundation that provides medical grants to cover services and equipment not funded by commercial insurance.
United Healthcare Children’s Foundation Website

HIKE Fund
Funding source for children’s hearing aids.
Hike Fund Website

Muscular Dystrophy Association
MDA Clinic- Fletcher Allen Health Care Center
1 South Prospect St. Burlington, VT 05401
Muscular Dystrophy Association Website

United Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy Website

Association of Blind Citizens
Provides funds to cover 50% of the retail price of adaptive devices or software for residents of the United States who are legally blind.
Association of Blind Citizens Website

Abledata Assistive Technology Funding Resources
Compilation of funding resources and helpful links regarding options for paying for assistive devices.
Abledata Website

Family Information Guide to Assistive Technology
Strategies and resources for funding assistive technology.
Family Information Guide to AT Website

Assistive Technology Industry Association Funding Resources Guide
Area resources that you can investigate and explore as prospective funding options.
ATIA Website

 

 

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VT Assistive Technology Program Central Office
NOB 1 North, 280 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1090
Toll Free in Vermont: 1-800-750-6355
Fax: (802) 241-0341
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