Keep Swimming Foundation provides relief to families of critically ill patients who require extended inpatient medical care at an accredited hospital through micro grants ranging from $250 to $3,000. To be considered for a grant, a family must meet certain qualifications.

Qualifications for consideration:

  • Patient must be receiving care at an accredited hospital within the United States of America.

  • Patient must be receiving inpatient medical treatment at an accredited hospital for a minimum of twenty-one (21) consecutive calendar days. At least one (1) of the hospitalization dates must fall within the quarter in which they are applying (see below).

  • The need for extended inpatient medical care meets a qualified condition, as outlined below:

qualified conditions:

To qualify for financial relief, the patient must be undergoing extended inpatient medical care for a reason outside of their control. Keep Swimming Foundation does not grant financial relief to families of patients who partake in elected procedures (i.e. cosmetic or complications resulting from a cosmetic procedure) or illegal activities that result in hospitalization. These decisions will be made by the Board of Directors on a case-by-case basis.

quarter definitions:

Quarter 1: January 1 - March 31

Quarter 2: April 1 - June 30

Quarter 3: July 1 - September 30

Quarter 4: October 1 - December 31