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The Colorado Fund for Muscular Dystrophy (CFMD) was established in 2012 by friends and family of Aileen Colorado, who passed away from complications of pneumonia in 2011. Born with congenital muscular dystrophy, Aileen never let her disability stop her from living a fulfilling life and a career helping people with disabilities.
In memory of Aileen, CFMD made it their mission to increase the quality of life of individuals living with muscular dystrophy or a neuromuscular disorder. CFMD offers grants to individuals who are in need of financial assistance.
Grants may be awarded for, but not limited to, equipment, therapies, medical supplies, home modifications, or recreation center membership, not fully covered by insurance.
Grant applicants must be a United States resident with a diagnosis of any form of muscular dystrophy or neuromuscular disorders, including but not limited to:
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
- Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
- Multiple sclerosis
- Myasthenia gravis
- Myositis, including polymyositis and dermatomyositis
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Spinal muscular atrophy
The maximum request amount per application is $1,000, payable to a single vendor.
The maximum request amount per application is $1,000, payable to a business. Grants will not be awarded to pay off loans or as reimbursement of items/services already purchased.
If we cannot grant your request for assistance, we will make an effort to suggest other possible resources that may meet your needs.
Please mail or email the completed application with the required additional documentation to the address below.
Incomplete applications missing the required documents will not be considered for the grant. Grants may be awarded annually, or twice a year, depending on the availability of funds. Completed applications will be reviewed when received. Only applicants chosen to receive the grant will be notified by email or by phone.
Colorado Fund for Muscular Dystrophy
13411 Twin Team Lane
Midlothian, VA 23113