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

The summary for the Grants for Adaptive Sports Programs for Disabled Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Veterans Sports Programs, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
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.
Federal Grant Title: Grants for Adaptive Sports Programs for Disabled Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces
Federal Agency Name: National Veterans Sports Programs
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: VA-ASP-2015-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 64.034
CFDA Descriptions: VA Assistance to United States Paralympic Integrated Adaptive Sports Program
Current Application Deadline: Aug 7, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Aug 7, 2014
Posted Date: Jul 7, 2014
Creation Date: Jul 1, 2014
Archive Date: Sep 6, 2014
Total Program Funding: $8,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 75
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Adaptive Sports for Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Independent school districts
City or township governments
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Special district governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
State governments
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
County governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
Adaptive sports entities with significant experience in large-scale adaptive sports programs.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
VA Adaptive Sports Grant Program
Grant Announcement Contact
Michael Welch Paralympic Program Specialist Phone 202-632-7136
Adaptive Sports Grant Program Contact

National Veterans Sports Programs 202-632-7136
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