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Welcome to Special Olympics

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

If you are a first-time applicant, please register using the button below. You will be asked to take a brief eligibility quiz before you may begin the application process. We also ask that you read the Frequently Asked Questions and Eligibility guidelines before registering.

This system is used to:

  • Apply for and report on sub-awards
  • Access and submit sub-award agreements
  • View your organization's online application history, and more

If you encounter any difficulty with your registration or subsequent log in attempts, please email grants@specialolympics.org