October 27, 2016

Adaptive sports get $275K boost

SOUTH BURLINGTON — The Kelly Brush Foundation recently awarded $275,000 for adaptive sports gear and ski racing safety equipment grants and strategic partnerships.

This year’s annual grants marked a milestone for the foundation both in the number of awards and the amount awarded.

The foundation awarded 95 adaptive sports equipment program grants totaling $175,572 for equipment, including on-road and off-road handcycles, sport chairs for basketball, tennis and rugby, and monoskis and race chairs for skiing.

A total of 15 ski racing clubs were awarded a total of $54,500 in ski racing safety grants to purchase safety netting to line training and racing courses.

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