CAF’s Operation Rebound® program strengthens the mental and physical well-being of members of the U.S. armed forces, active military personnel, as well as U.S. law enforcement officers, firefighters and paramedics with permanent physical injuries, by providing them opportunities to use sports and fitness to re-integrate into our communities and by empowering them through sports.
Through Operation Rebound specific grant requests and sport clinics, CAF is there to support our service members from Frontline to Finish line.
CAF’s 2023 Grant Distribution included 434 grants valued at $657,000 for Operation Rebound athletes. Over 50% were first time grant recipients and 46 were Purple Heart recipients.
Challenged Athletes who are honorably discharged members of the U.S. armed forces, active military personnel, as well as U.S. law enforcement officers, firefighters and paramedics are eligible to apply for the Operation Rebound grant. Proof of service and medical verification of disability is required.
Applicants may request one of the following grant types:
– Sports Expenses Grant
– Equipment Grant
The Operation Rebound Grant Application is open year-round.
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