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Recreation Grants Overview

Our intent in approving a Recreation Grant request is to encourage activities that physically challenges both the body and the lungs.

Applying for this Grant Step by Step

1. Step One

Photo of applicant doing a physical activity (Digital
copy preferred, e-mail to

2. Step Two

Signed Consent and Contract

3. Step Three

CF Care Provider Form (Completed by CF Care Provider)

4. Step Four

Letter of reference (Optional)

5. Step Five

Email completed application to or mail to

Attn : Grant Applications P.O. Box 1565 Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Things you need to know

Individual Recreation Grant requests may not exceed $500.

CFLF will only consider COMPLETE applications, this includes answering ALL questions AND including a photo. If information is missing, a letter of denial will be sent.

Applicants may only submit one type of application at a time.

The annual financial information for the household (including ALL members in the household) that we ask for helps us to evaluate financial need. Leaving this field blank will have a negative impact on the review of your application.

Only one Recreation Grant can be awarded per recipient per year.

A Letter of Reference may be included with the application, but it is not mandatory. If one is included, it should be from someone who is familiar with the applicant and with CF. Examples include, CF doctor, nurse, dietician, respiratory therapist, pulmonologist, or social worker.

  • Swimming lessons
  • Horseback riding lessons/leasing
  • Rock climbing lessons
  • Surfing lessons
  • Yoga classes
  • Dance classes
  • Martial arts classes
  • Water aerobics classes
  • Fitness classes
  • Ski/snowboard pass
  • Summer camp
  • Sports camp
  • Triathlon training camp
  • Marathon fees
  • Golf fees
  • Sports team/league fees
Important Grant Deadlines
  • March 31st by 11:59pm PST
  • September 30th by 11:59pm PST
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Applicants will be emailed with either an approval or denial approximately one month after the deadline. Based on the number of applications received it could be a week or two later. If you have not heard a decision about your grant request by 5/15 (or 10/15 for the second grant cycle) you may email Program Coordinator Tiffany McDaniel at

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