About the Hanger Foundation

Our Mission​

​​The mission of the Hanger Foundation is to advance our communities by supporting 501(c)(3) organizations that help people with physical challenges live life as fully as possible. ​

Our Goals

  • To positively impact the lives of those in need​
  • To invest in the comm​unities in which we live and work
  • To engage our employees in charitable efforts ​

Our Impact

Hanger’s heritage of charitable giving dates back to the company’s founding in 1861. For many years, Hanger clinicians and employees consistently and generously donated millions of dollars in free care and financial contributions to a variety of causes, including hardship cases in their own communities. In 2009, Hanger formalized and increased its philanthropic work by establishing a non-profit organization, the Hanger Foundation.


Since 2015, the Hanger Foundation has given $1.6 million in grants to various non-profit organizations sharing our mission to empower people with physical challenges to live life as fully as possible.


Empowerment Grants

The Hanger Foundation supports 501(c)(3) organizations that directly and positively impact people with physical challenges in need in the United States that fit within our focus areas. All organizations applying for grants must complete the Grant Application Process.

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Diversity Scholarships

Hanger Foundation Diversity Scholarships supplement the cost of a two-year Masters of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics (MSPO) program and offer a two-year mentorship with the option of pursuing a residency with Hanger Clinic.

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Our Partners

The Hanger Foundation is proud to be embarking on an exciting year of fundraising to support various organizations helping people with physical challenges live life as fully as possible. Thank you to our 2020 Hanger Foundation Annual Campaign partners – together we can change lives!

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