2024 Second Empowerment Grant Cycle Now Open!

High Fives Foundation is on a mission to prevent life-changing injuries while offering resources and hope to those who encounter them. With a focus on outdoor adventure sports and support for wounded Veterans, they stand as a beacon of empowerment in the face of adversity. High Fives Foundation offers three grant cycles throughout the year. … Read more

West Coast & Canada Athletes | 2024 Grant Cycle 1

At High Fives Foundation, our mission is rooted in preventing life-changing injuries and providing resources and hope to those who face them. Through our Empowerment Fund, we strive to make a tangible difference in the lives of individuals impacted by spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, amputations, or other mobility-limiting injuries incurred during outdoor adventure … Read more

Central Athletes | 2024 Grant Cycle 1

At High Fives Foundation, our mission is rooted in preventing life-changing injuries and providing resources and hope to those who face them. Through our Empowerment Fund, we strive to make a tangible difference in the lives of individuals impacted by spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, amputations, or other mobility-limiting injuries incurred during outdoor adventure … Read more

East Coast Athletes | 2024 Grant Cycle 1

At High Fives Foundation, our mission is rooted in preventing life-changing injuries and providing resources and hope to those who face them. Through our Empowerment Fund, we strive to make a tangible difference in the lives of individuals impacted by spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, amputations, or other mobility-limiting injuries incurred during outdoor adventure … Read more

2024 Cat Skiing at Sugarbush Resort

This year, the High Fives Foundation’s Early Ups event at Sugarbush Resort took on a fresh dimension of inclusivity and adventure as the slopes welcomed adaptive cat skiing. Amidst the pristine winter landscape, the resort rolled out specialized Cat machinery, transforming the snowy expanse into an accessible playground for individuals with disabilities. Against the backdrop … Read more

Our Program Services: Empowering Lives Through Adaptive Adventures

High Fives Foundation empowers and inspires through adaptive adventures, fostering recovery and transforming lives with a positive impact. In the realm of non-profit organizations, the High Fives Foundation stands out as a beacon of hope and support for individuals recovering from life-changing injuries. Founded in 2009 by Roy Tuscany, who experienced his own journey of … Read more

Adaptive Ski Camp at Winter Park, Colorado

The camp took place from January 7 to 12, 2024, in Winter Park, Colorado with 9 #HighFivesAthletes. The recent Adaptive Ski Camp hosted by the High Fives Foundation at Winter Park, Colorado, marked the beginning of the year with an unforgettable experience. This annual event, made possible through the generous support of our sponsors, including … Read more

2024 Grant Cycle 1 is OPEN!

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 … Read more

West | 2023 Empowerment Grant Cycle 3 Recap

High Fives Foundation is so proud to introduce the recipients of the Cycle 3 2023 Empowerment Grants. These remarkable athletes will receive unwavering support as they navigate their journeys through recovery from injuries, overcome obstacles, and pursue their dreams in adventure sports. The improvement of physical and mental wellbeing is an ongoing pursuit—a practice that … Read more