Grants & Assistance
The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter is here to support those registered with us and their families.
For information on how to apply for these grants, please contact us at [email protected] or phone 781-255-8884.
Quality of Life Grant
This grant program assists individuals with ALS or PLS with expenses incurred that are not traditionally covered by insurance such as private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid (Mass Health), and other assistance programs. It will cover respite, travel costs related to ALS clinics or research, generators, durable medical equipment repairs, and personal emergency response systems, and other ALS related expenses.
Foundation for Life Legacy Grant
This grant is up to $1,500 for individuals with ALS or PLS. The ALS Foundation spent 20 years improving the quality of life for those persons battling ALS. Founder Frank Carlson, diagnosed with ALS at age 27, was determined to help ease the incredible financial burden and maintain the independence and dignity of others with ALS. In 2021, the Foundation decided to pass Frank’s legacy to The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter. This grant is paid directly to vendor. Learn more.