Funding Resources

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Loan (WisLoan)
http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/disabilities/wistech/wisloan.htm
An Alternative Financing Program that provides low interest loans to aid in the purchase of assistive device.

West Virginia

West Virginia Department of Education
http://wvde.state.wv.us/osp/assistivetechnology.html
Currently Offering mini Grants for school or RESA staff.

West Virginia Assistive Technology System
http://wvats.cedwvu.org
Provides trainings, assessments and equipment loans.

Washington

Northwest Access Fund
http://www.nwaccessfund.org/
Provide low interest loans, matched savings accounts and low cost long term rentals for assistive technology.

Washington Council of the Blind
http://www.wcbinfo.org
Provides zero interest loans to individuals who have been members in good standing for 6 months or more.

Virginia

Virginia Assistive Technology Loan Fund Authority

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Provides flexible loans and affordable financial services to purchase assistive technology.

Vermont

The Opportunities Independence Fund
http://www.atp.vt.gov/funding
The Independence Fund makes life changing equipment a reality by making affordable loans for the purchase of Assistive Technology such as hearing aids, dentures, recreational equipment, adapted vehicles and more. Loans can be for the full cost of the equipment or a portion of the cost.

Utah

Utah Assistive Technology Foundation
http://www.uatf.org
The Utah Assistive Technology Foundation is a private, non-profit organization that works with Zions Bank and the Utah MicroEnterprise Loan Fund to provide low-interest loans to purchase assistive technology and telework devices and to start or expand small businesses

Texas

Texas Technology Access Progam
http://techaccess.edb.utexas.edu
Provides assessment, equipment donations and financial loan programs to aid in the purchase of assistive technology.

Tennessee

Tennessee Technology Access Program Funding Assistance
http://www.tn.gov/humanserv/rehab/ttap1.html
Funding specialists through the State of Tennessee assist those in need of assistive devices to obtain funds or find sources for donations.

South Dakota

Dakotalink
https://www.sd.at4all.com/welcome.aspx
Provides training, demonstrations, exchanges, short term product loans and assists with finanical loans for the purchase of assistive technology.

South Carolina

South Carolina Vocational Rehabiliation Department
http://scvrd.net/individuals/assistive_technology.php
Provides low interest long term loans for the purchase of assistive technology.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department Of Human Services
http://www.ors.ri.gov/SBVI.html
Assists with determining eligbility and obtaining assistive devices.

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation

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Provides financing opportunities to people with disabilities and older Pennsylvanians helping them to acquire the assistive technology devices and services through a partial grant and mini loan program.

Oregon

Oregon Technology Access Program-CATO
http://www.educationtechpoints.org/about-us
Is a long term lending program (CATO GRANT) for those requiring assistive technology. Intended for children in the State or Oregon ages 2-20.

Access Technologies, Inc- Oregons Statewide AT Program
http://www.accesstechnologiesinc.org
Device Exchange and Loan library as well as as other resources for the blind and visually impaired in the State or Oregon.

Oklahoma

Oklahoma ABLE Tech Program
http://www.ok.gov/abletech
Offers two financing options to assist in acquiring AT devices.

Ohio

Assistive Technology of Ohio
http://www.atohio.org
Offers device lending options or loan interest loan programs to obtain assistive technology.

North Dakota

North Dakota Interagency Program For Assistive Technology
http://ndipat.org/funding
Provides equipment exchanges, demonstrations and assists with the funding process for the purchase of assistive technology.

North Carolina

North Carolina Assistive Technology Program
http://www.ncatp.org/Funding.html
Assists obtaining funding through the CARELINE program

New York

New York State Office Of Children and Family Services
http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/cbvh/equiploanfund.asp
Has an Equipment Loan Fund that allows you to borrow up to $4,000 through their low interest loan program.

New Mexico

New Mexico Technology Assistance Program
http://www.tap.gcd.state.nm.us
Provides a low rate affordable loan program to assist with the purchase of AT equipment and has a loan and donation program.

San Juan Center for Independence
http://www.sjci.org/procurement-and-access-loan-new-mexico
The fund is a last resort grant from Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) and as such stipulates that the consumer seek funding from three other sources and must provide documentation in order to access the funding.

New Jersey

Assistive Technology Advocacy Center
http://www.drnj.org/atacprogram.htm
Assists those needing assistive technology in finding the resources available to them in the State of new Jersey.

New Hampshire

Services For the Blind and Visually Impaired
http://www.education.nh.gov/career/vocational/blind_visu_contact.htm
Provides resources, assessments and devices for the blind and visually impaired.

Nevada

Assistive Technology for Independent Living Program
http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/Physical/ATforIL/ATforIL/
Provide Assistive Technology needed for daily living, home and community access

CARE LOANS call (775) 829-2273
Offers low interest loans for the purchase of assistive technology.

Nebraska

Assistive Technology Partnership
http://www.atp.ne.gov/services/funding.html
Aids in the acquisition of assistive technology through donation, loan or financial loans.

Easter Seals Nebraska
http://ne.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=NEDR_loan

Montana

MonTech

MonTECH – Assistive Technology Tools and Services


Provides resources, demonstrations, exchanges, equipment loans and funding options for assistive technology purchases.

Missouri

Missouri Assistive Technology
http://www.at.mo.gov
Provides equipment donations, exchanges and financial assistance with affordable loans for the purchase of assistive technology. Also runs the KAT (Kids Assistive Technology) Fund, which is a last resort AT fund.

Mississippi

Mississippi Department of Rehab START Project
http://www.msprojectstart.org/
Provides equipment loans, donations, training and assessments as well as funding option assistance.

Minnesota

Minnesota STAR Program
http://www.starprogram.state.mn.us
Provides residents of Minnesota to gain access and acquire the assistive technology they need by way of donation, exchange, loan or financial assistance.

Michigan

Michigan Assistive Technology Loan Fund
http://ucpmichigan.org
Provides low interest rates and loan guarantee program for the purchase of assistive technology.

Michigan Disability Rights Coalition
http://www.copower.org/assistive-tech
Assists with acquiring a product loan, exchange or obtaining financing for an assistive technology purchase.

Massachusetts

Mass Match
http://www.massmatch.org
Assists with finding Assistive Technology and funding, including the financial loan program.

Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program (Easter Seals Massachusetts)
http://www.massatloan.org
Is an alternative financing project that gives people with disabilities and elders access to low interest cash loans to purchase assistive devices and services.

Maryland

Maryland Assistive Technology Program
http://mdod.maryland.gov/mdtap/Pages/MDTAP-Home.aspx
AT Buying Coop, AT Exchange program and an Alternative Financing Program is available for the purchase of assistive technology.

Maine

Alpha One Now
http://www.alphaonenow.org
Organization that specializes in independent living and is referenced on the State of Maine site as the GO TO site for assistive sources.

Mpower Loans
http://www.mpowerloans.org/contact.htm
Provides low rate loans for the purchase of assistive technology.

Louisiana

Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network LATAN
http://www.latan.org
Provides Product Loans, Funding Resources through the ACT Grant as well as additional resources for those with disabilities.

Kentucky

Kentucky Office For the Blind
http://blind.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Assesses needs and assists in acquiring equipment for short term loan or obtaining financing for assistive technology purchases.

KY Assistive Technology Loan Corporation
http://katlc.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx
The Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation (KATLC) offers low interest loans for qualified applicants with disabilities who need assistive technology.

Kansas

Assistive Technology Progam of Kansas- University of Kansas
http://www.atk.ku.edu/
Get Assessment of needs, equipment loan programs, as well as financial resource assistance to find private and public funding.

Kansas Assistive Technology Cooperative
http://katco.net
A Licensed Lender to assist those that need financial assistance to purchase assistive technology. They provide various programs including Matched Savings accounts for eligible families.

Iowa

Iowa Assistive Technology Program
http://www.iowaat.org
Provider short term equipment loans, device recycle and reuse as well as alternative financing for low rate, extended term loans for assistive technology purchases.

Indiana

Indiana Assistive Technology Act (InData)
http://www.eastersealstech.com
Provides low interest extended term, AFP loan though a partnership between Easter Seals Crossroads and STAR Financial, for the purchase of Assistive Technology. Because of the partnership, most that need AT should qualify for the loan.

Illinois

Illinois Assistive Technology Program
http://www.iltech.org
Provides assistance for funding, grants as well as obtaining device loans.

The Chicago Lighthouse
http://chicagolighthouse.org
Provides multiple service for those in need of assistive devices.

Idaho

Idaho Assistive Technology Project
http://www.idahoat.org
Provides demonstrations, product loans and assists in alternative financing programs to purchase assistive technology.

Hawaii

Assistive Technology Center of Hawaii
http://www.atrc.org
Product Demonstration, Exchanges, and Financing Programs available.

Georgia

The Center for Financial Independence & Innovation, Inc. (The CFII)
http://www.gatfl.org/cfii.php
CFII operates Credit-Able which provides low-interest loans through participating credit unions to enable Georgians with disabilities access to affordable financing for Assistive Technology and Home & Vehicle Modifications.

Florida

Florida Alliance for Assistive Technology (FAAST)
http://www.faast.org
Have a device loan program and facilitates the NEW HORIZON low interest rate financing program for those that want to purchase AT products.

District of Columbia

Assistive Technology Program of DC
http://www.atpdc.org
Provides device demonstrations and loans.

Delaware

Delaware Medical Assistance Program
http://www.dmap.state.de.us/home/index.html
If eligible participants can qualify for coverage of the purchase of AT or DME product

Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative
http://www.dati.org
Provides short term equipment loans, exchanges and resources for obtaining assistive technology.

Arkansas

Arkansas Increasing Capabilities Access Network (ICAN)
http://www.ar-ican.org
Facilitation of equipment access

Connecticut

Connecticut Tech Act

Access Through Technology


Has a Low Interest Loan Program through ATLP to purchase devices as well as a donation and equipment exchange program

Colorado

UC Denver AT Funding Site
http://www.at-partners.org/ATFunding/Links.cfm
Allows you to search for specific areas of Colorado to match funding sources

California

AT Network

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Offers a waiting list for their Affordable loan program.

Medi-Cal
http://www.medi-cal.ca.gov
Despite its monetary requirements, many consumers feel Medi-Cal offers the most likely opportunity for AT funding.

Arizona

Arizona Loans for Assistive Technology AZL
http://www.azlat.net
Offers 2 wide range affordable loan options, low interest rates, consultation and assistance with loan processing.

Alaska

Assistive Technology of Alaska
www.atlaak.org

The Assistive Technology of Alaska (ATLA) connects Alaskans who have disabilities with the tools they need in order to learn, work, play, and participate in community life safely and independently.

Alabama

STAR ALABAMA’s AT RESOURCE
http://www.startraining.org

STAR Has a reutilzation program as well as a financing program.