Grants for Adaptive Sports Programs for Disabled Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces

The ASP Program’s purpose is to enable eligible adaptive sports entities to plan, develop, manage, and implement programs to provide opportunities for disabled Veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces.

This is accomplished through grants enabling adaptive sports activities that include:(1)

instruction, participation, and competition in adaptive sports;(2) training and technical assistance to program administrators, coaches, recreation therapists, instructors, VA employees, and other appropriate individuals; and (3) coordination, Paralympic classification of athletes, athlete assessment, sport-specific training techniques, program development (including programs at the local level), sports equipment, supplies, program evaluation, and other activities related to the implementation and operation of the program grants to adaptive sports entities that will coordinate or provide adaptive sports activities.

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs

Office: National Veterans Sports Programs

Estimated Funding: $8,000,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
VA Adaptive Sports Grant Program

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Adaptive sports entities with significant experience in large-scale adaptive sports programs.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.va.gov/adaptivesports/va_grant_program.asp

Contact:
Michael WelchParalympic Program SpecialistPhone 202-632-7136

Agency Email Description:
Adaptive Sports Grant Program Contact

Agency Email:
michael.welch5@va.gov

Date Posted:
2014-07-07

Application Due Date:
2014-08-11

Archive Date:
2014-09-11



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