Equipment Funding

rifton-catOne of the mandates the Edmonton Cerebral Palsy Association is to assist those affected by cp. We do so by providing funding for equipment that helps them in their daily lives.

Money for funding comes from bi-annual casinos the association works. Following the guidelines set out by Alberta Gaming we are able to fund various type of equipment for mobility, communication, transportation and personal care. We are also allowed to provide for home modifications such as lifts, ramps, adaptations make the home accessible.

We are not allowed to provide funding for programs, housing or to groups. medicalglossarytomato

Applying for funding requires a few steps:

      1. You must be a member of the Edmonton Cerebral Palsy Association. To become a member fill out our online membership form on our web site. http://edmontoncp.com/membership

2. Please ensure you completed the entire form. Any omissions will delay the processing of your request.

3. For equipment requests please provide 2 quotes from suppliers and include them with the request form.

4. Check with your insurance company to see if they will cover some or all of the costs.

5. We encourage you to seek funding from other agencies. If you have applied and have been approved from other agencies please provide their contact information.

6. Once completed send the request form and the quotes via email to: requests@edmontoncp.com or by fax: 1-866-473-1288. **Do not mail your request forms.

7. Your request may be for equipment that falls under our Lending Program and if so the equipmentl remain property of the association. This equipment is to be returned when no longer required. Thewil equipment is not for resale.

8. We provide funding towards the purchase of equipment or home modifications that enhance or aid in daily living. We do not provide funding for programs or therapies.

9. Funding may be approved for previously purchased equipment provided that we receive your request within 30 days of the original purchase date. Copies of receipts for the equipment must be included with this request form. Please keep the originals.

10. Your request will be review at the first Request Committee meeting after the request is received. You will be contacted with our decision by phone or email.

11. If approved we will deal directly with suppliers whenever possible.

12. If funding is paid directly to you, the receipts from equipment purchases must be sent to the ECPA office within two (2) weeks after purchasing requested equipment. Please keep a copy of receipt(s) for your records. Faxing or emailing receipts is acceptable.


DISCLAIMER: ECPA does not provide funding for therapies or programs. Funding is limited and not guaranteed. The ECPA is not obligated to fund the entire cost of an approved funding request. In addition, funding is contingent and dependent at all times on the availability of funds within the Funding Request Program. The Request Committee reserves the right to require additional information relating to the funding request. Funding will not cover portions of supplies that are eligible for insurance or group benefits.


 

Download Funding Request Form

rifton-catOne of the mandates the Edmonton Cerebral Palsy Association is to assist those affected by cp. We do so by providing funding for equipment that helps them in their daily lives.

Money for funding comes from bi-annual casinos the association works. Following the guidelines set out by Alberta Gaming we are able to fund various type of equipment for mobility, communication, transportation and personal care. We are also allowed to provide for home modifications such as lifts, ramps, adaptations make the home accessible.

We are not allowed to provide funding for programs, housing or to groups. medicalglossarytomato

Applying for funding requires a few steps:

      1. Only registered members may apply for funding. Become a member by filling out our online membership form if not a member.
      2. Download funding request form. *No requests will be process without a completed form.
      3. Fill out the form completely.
      4. Provide the require quotes from suppliers.
      5. *As of October 1, 2014 all requests must be submitted via email (info@edmontoncp.com) or fax to 1-866-473-1288. We will not respond to requests that are mailed in.
      6. *Please note that any equipment that was purchase prior to submitting a request, the request must be submitted within 30 days of purchase.
      7. Our Request committee meets monthly (September to June) to review requests.
      8. You will be contacted after the committee has review your request.

Download Funding Request Form

Lending Program

We are currently taking stock of the equipment we have and will have a list up shortly of what is available.