To date, we've helped over 750 Athletes and Veterans from across the United States & Territories and Canada…

The Empowerment Fund provides resources and inspiration to those who suffer a life-changing injury. Life-changing 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 $10 Million

Disbursed since inception in 2009


Nearly $2.5 Million

in Empowerment Camps & Grants Funding in 2023


759 Total

High Fives Athletes served


Individuals & Veterans

From 47 States & Territories and Canada


Over 1,400 grants funded

since inception in 2009


Empowered 185

Veteran 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