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Caring. Serving. Empowering.

The HSC Foundation is dedicated to improving access to services for individuals who face social and health care barriers due to disability, chronic illness or other circumstances that present unique needs. Learn more about us.

National Youth Transitions Initiative

As the signature initiative of The HSC Foundation, the National Youth Transitions Initiative assists youth and young adults with disabilities in creating and living a self-directed path to adulthood and employment. Through this initiative, the Foundation developed the National Youth Transitions Center, a collaborative learning community to benefit young people with disabilities. To learn more, visit

Advocates in Disability Award – Now Accepting Applications!

The Advocates in Disability (ADA) program awards and encourages a young adult with a disability between the ages of 14 and 26 who is positively affecting the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families. A joint program of The HSC Foundation and the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation, the program also provides funding to lead an innovative project to serve and empower individuals with disabilities. To apply for the 2016 Advocates in Disability Award, click here.

Life Enrichment Awards Program

The Life Enrichment Awards Program provides transition resources and services to youth and young adults with disabilities in the expanded Washington area through a network of community partners.

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What and How We Fund

The HSC Foundation accepts proposals by invitation only. However, we welcome information on organizations, programs and services that assist youth and young people with disabilities and/or their families. If you have something to share, please send us an email.