Welcoming applicants to Cycle 1 of the Empowerment Fund grant program.
What is the Empowerment Fund? High Fives Foundation’s Empowerment Fundprovides financial support and equipment to life-changing injury survivors in the form of board-approved grants for adaptive sports equipment, the High Fives healing network, and so much more.
What is the Empowerment Fund’s impact? Since 2009, the foundation has disbursed more than $8.3 million in Empowerment funding to 715 High Fives athletes in 46 states and Canada. We’ve provided 221 adaptive bikes, 100 full sets of skiing equipment, 55 wheelchairs, and 39 surf/kiteboards to athletes and veterans across North America through this Empowerment Fund, enabling traumatic injury survivors to rediscover their identity through sport.
Who can apply? Cycle 1 is open to those injured in outdoor adventure sports and wounded veterans pursing outdoor adventure sports. Be sure to get your applications in by January 30th, 2024!