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Hanger Charitable Foundation Awards Final Round of 2016 Grants

The Hanger Charitable Foundation, Austin, Texas, completed its final round of 2016 grants, awarding $225,000 to five non-profit organizations. The Foundation has awarded more than $424,000 to 25 organizations in 2016. The most recent grant recipients include local and national organizations that serve a variety of communities, including stroke survivors, and children and adults living with limb loss or limb difference:

  • Amputee Coalition, Amplify Your Voice: $100,000 to expand the Amputee Coalition’s existing national advocacy program to raise awareness about access-to-care issues
  • No Limits Foundation, Camp No Limits: $100,000 to provide scholarships for campers and teen mentors at nine nationwide camps for children living with limb loss or limb difference
  • The Painted Turtle, Medical Specialty Camp Program: $10,000 to offer children with serious medical conditions the opportunity to participate in an authentic recreational camp program
  • Spaulding Adaptive Sports, Skiing Program: $5,000 to fund an adaptive skiing program for children and adults in the Greater Boston area
  • American Stroke Foundation, Next Step Program: $10,000 to help provide a curriculum of care that addresses stroke survivors’ cognitive, social, physical, and emotional well-being

The application deadline for the next round of funding is February 24, 2017.

For more information, visit the Hanger Charitable Foundation page on www.hanger.com.

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