Individuals who are a citizen of India with permanent physical disabilities are eligible to apply for the various Programs offered by Shamsher Foundation. Shamsher Foundation uses the International Paralympic Committee classification standards as a guideline for our program eligibility.
An individual must have a permanent physical disability that can be classified within the IPC guidelines, and permanently impairs the mobility of the individual, affects the neuromuscular system, and/or impairs balance or motor control. Cognitive or developmental disabilities, chronic illnesses or pain syndromes, and strictly health related conditions do not meet Shamsher Foundations eligibility guidelines. Teams, organizations, etc. are also not eligible to apply.
Shamsher Foundation offers only one grant category. You can apply for that category for anytime. More details for each category are below.
Sport Nutritional Supplements Program – provides recipients with sports nutritional supplements to be used for sport-related activities.
Equipment Grant – Currently this is being funded based on greatest financial need basis and athlete applications are not being accepted. This will change in the future as more funding becomes available.
Applicants are required to upload multiple pieces of documentation to their profile and application in order for their grant request to be considered. Applicants will need: