Grant Program

The National Organization for Vehicle Accessibility works nationally to provide vehicle modification grants to individuals with disabilities in need of financial assistance.  Our mobility assistance grant program is designed to bridge the funding gap that prevents people in need of mobility products from achieving their mobility goals.  We do this by offering grants of up to $5,000 to people throughout the United States and Canada who have secured the majority of the funds needed, but require the final amount to complete their purchase.  Our founder, Ralph Braun, believed that everyone has the right to accessible transportation and that is why he created this foundation:  to help people achieve their dreams of mobility.

The National Organization for Vehicle Accessibility operates on funding cycles.  The typical cycle will be open for one month and the application process must be completed online.

2018 Funding Cycles

Application Open Announcements Made
January 2-31, 2018 February 15, 2018
April 2-28, 2018 May 15, 2018
July 2-31, 2018 August 15, 2018
October 1-31, 2018 November 15, 2018

Awarded applicants will receive up to 25% of the cost of the actual mobility transportation equipment with a cap of $5,000. This program is directed toward people who have accumulated most of the money needed to fund their project and need some help to bridge the gap in achieving their goal.  Please note, we are unable to provide funding toward the actual vehicle, only the adaptive equipment needed to modify the vehicle.

Due to the number of applications received, The National Organization for Vehicle Accessibility is unable to accommodate every request. We respectfully ask that you only submit an application if you have thoroughly reviewed the application rules and meet the criteria for submission. Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions section for additional information.

NOVA reserves the right to decline any application and/or ask for any additional information regarding the application.