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Stroke survivor fund

The Stroke Foundation is proud to provide grants for stroke survivors experiencing financial hardship, to help cover the cost of physical, occupational or speech therapy.

Founded in 2020, The Stroke Foundation non-for-profit 501(c)3 (EIN 84-4179502) foundation empowers stroke survivors during their recovery and rehabilitation phase by providing grants for additional physical, occupational and speech therapy. 

To be eligible for the grant, you must meet the following guidelines:

  • Be a stroke survivor of at least 21 years of age and reside in the USA.
  • Demonstrate financial need or hardship.
  • Demonstrate health insurance benefits related to physical, occupational and/or speech therapy have run out.
  • Provide a personal statement detailing why you should receive the grant.
  • Provide proof of diagnosis by a medical professional.
  • Provide proof of necessary treatment plan for physical, occupational and/or speech therapy provided by a medical facility.

To apply, download the form by clicking below and email the completed form, along with all required documents to survivorfund@thestrokefoundation.org.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Our Board of Directors will review and assign grants to individuals in accordance with our guidelines and policies, and on a case-by-case basis. Applications are reviewed and grants are distributed twice each year.

Deadline dates: January 10th and July 10th.

The Stroke Foundation will notify grant recipients via email within 60 days of the application deadline.

If you have any questions, please email survivorfund@thestrokefoundation.org.

Frequently asked questions

Download this form, fill it out and send the form, along with all necessary documents, to survivorfund@thestrokefoundation.org.

You will receive an automated email confirming receipt of your application. If you are selected, you will be contacted via the email address you provided in your application, within 60 days of the deadline.

Any stroke survivor of over 21 years of age, who resides in the United States, and demonstrates financial need, is eligible for the grant.

Yes, you can apply on their behalf. Be sure to include your information in the application as well, as you will be the main point of contact.

The medical facility providing the treatment will send an invoice to The Stroke Foundation for the grant amount. It is the patient and/or caregiver’s responsibility to ensure the funds are used appropriately (follow up with the medical facility, attend the therapy sessions, etc.).

Although we would love to, The Stroke Foundation is unable to cover entire courses of therapy. The grant amounts vary each cycle, each year, and are given out on a case-by-case basis.

No, The Stroke Foundation cannot recommend or advise on the medical facility imparting the therapy, the course of therapy recommended, or anything related to the medical treatment of a patient.

To support our mission of helping stroke survivors with recovery, click here to donate — every dollar counts. We really appreciate all the support we can get.