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THE EMPOWERMENT FUND APPLICATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE OPEN AND ACCEPTED MARCH 1 – MARCH 31, 2021. UPON INVITATION, BUDGET SUBMISSION WILL BE OPEN APRIL 1 – APRIL 10, 2021. THIS GRANT CYCLE IS OPEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE SUSTAINED LIFE-CHANGING INJURY WHILE PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR SPORTS.

 

For more information about our Quarterly Grant cycles please scroll down or shoot an email with questions to dani@highfivesfoundation.org

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The High Fives Foundation offers four quarterly grant-funding periods :
1. Quarter 1 Cycle –Open to those injured participating in outdoor sports AND to disabled Veterans and those injured participating in outdoor sports.
• Applications need to be submitted between December 1 – December 31 and budgets need to be submitted between January 1-January 10. Applicants will be notified of all grant decisions by February 1.
2. Quarter 2 Cycle – Open to those injured participating in outdoor sports.
• Applications need to be submitted between March 1- March 31 and budgets need to be submitted between April 1- April 10. Applicants will be notified of all grant decisions by May 1.
3. Quarter 3 Cycle – Open to those injured participating in outdoor sports.
• Applications need to be submitted between June 1 – June 30 and budgets need to be submitted between July 1- July 10. Applicants will be notified of all grant decisions by August 1.
4. Quarter 4 Cycle – Open to those injured participating in outdoor sports AND those who suffered an SCI, TBI or other life-changing injury outside of the outdoor sports community (accident-related injury) for adaptive equipment only.
• Applications need to be submitted between July 1 – September 1 and budgets need to be submitted between September 1 – September 10. Applicants will be notified of all grant decisions by October 1.

Full eligibility criteria can be found HERE. The application cycle is a two-step process. First, applications are submitted. Then upon invitation, the budget portion can be completed. The budget phase cannot be accessed until the application phase is closed.