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THE EMPOWERMENT FUND APPLICATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.
THE NEXT APPLICATION CYCLE WILL BE OPEN DECEMBER 1 – DECEMBER 31, 2020. UPON INVITATION, BUDGET SUBMISSION WILL BE OPEN JANUARY 1 – JANUARY 10, 2021. THIS GRANT CYCLE IS OPEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE SUSTAINED LIFE-CHANGING INJURY WHILE PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR SPORT AS WELL AS DISABLED VETERANS WHO HAVE THE DESIRE TO RETURN TO ADAPTIVE 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 January Cycle – Open 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 March 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 June 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 September 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.