To date, we've helped over 400 individuals and Veterans from over 40 states plus Canada…

The Empowerment Fund provides resources and inspiration to those who suffer a life-altering injury. Life-altering injuries are injuries such as spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, amputation, or other mobility-limiting injuries that occurred in an athlete's lifetime.

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Over $6 Million

Disbursed since inception in 2009


$1.5 Million

in Empowerment Funding in 2022


Over 500 Total

High Fives athletes served


Individuals & Veterans

From 42 States + Canada funded


69 Adaptive

Sports camps hosted


Empowered 241

First time experiences

Empowering athletes...
one at a time.

The resources and inspiration we provide come in the form of board-approved grant funding paid to service providers in nine funding categories:

  • Adaptive Sports Equipment
  • Healing Network
  • Medical Equipment
  • Programs
  • Living Expenses
  • Living Expenses
  • c/ Injury Expenses
  • "High Fives" (positive energy, outlook, attitude)
Adaptive Mountain Biking athlete riding singletrack in Lake Tahoe California