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Grant Application

***2014 Access for Athletes grant application is now closed***

The application window closed 5pm PST on December 6, 2013

The 2015 Application will open September 1, 2014.


Please read the ENTIRE application cover letter – it has EXTREMELY IMPORTANT INFORMATION on the grant process, rules and criteria used to evaluate each grant. Once you start the application you will be able to save your progress and return to the application at any time.


  • A short biography about yourself
  • Long-term and short-term goals (both personal and athletic)
  • How the grant (if awarded) will help you reach your goals
  • Your motto
  • Any volunteer work you have done
  • Other (aside from CAF) grants you have received in the last year
  • 2 references; please include the name, job title and company/organization for each
  • Names and gross income of all household members
  • Expenses (housing, medical, loans, childcare, other)
  • High resolution photograph of yourself, preferably playing a sport
  • Assets
  • Prosthetist name, company name, address, phone, email (if amputee)
  • Specific grant request including dollar amount of the item

You will receive a confirmation email when your grant has been submitted.

If you have any questions about your application please visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page

If you have any questions that are not answered in our FAQ please contact Maleesa Bottini at 858-210-3537 or email her at maleesa@challengedathletes.org.

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