Funding

Funding for the cost of home modifications, assistive technology, or services needed by consumers who experience a disability are not directly funded by ATP. Funding may be available from numerous programs. Examples include disability-related organizations, government programs, and non-profits.

Each resource has their own eligibility requirements. Requirements may include age, residence, disability, income,and request. Funding amounts also vary and several resources may be needed to cover a request.

 Take the first step to identify what programs you qualify for by completing the 

Service and Device Application (S & D) electronically or by mail:

Electronic

  • Email atp.funding@nebraska.gov to request a fillable PDF application. 
  • Instructions will assist you to complete the form, include your electronic signature, and email the application.You will receive a confirmation copy after submission for your  records.

Mail

After receiving your Service and Device Application ATP’s Resource Coordinator will:

1

Research resources

based on:

  • Your disability
  • What devices and services you request
  • Program eligibility requirements
  • Funding availability

2

Make connections

to potential resources that we partner with. These resources may cover or supplement the cost of what you need.

3

Send you

a list of other potential resources that you may qualify for.


► Financial loans are a potential way to help you purchase the assistive technology you need, explore this possibility:

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Check out the Credit-Building Mini-Loan: Build a credit history and buy devices and services. Loans range from a minimum of $100 to $1,999. Could this loan assist you with the purchase of hearing aids, wheelchair batteries, vehicle repairs and portable ramps?

Traditional loans: ($2,000-$35,000) are also available to assist in the purchase of modified vehicles, home modifications, etc.

For more information: https://www.easterseals.com/ne/our-programs/alternative-financing/


Questions or concerns regarding funding?

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions or contact our ATP Resource Specialist, Angie Ransom angie.ransom@nebraska.gov, (402) 309-0374.