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The  Michigan Assistive Technology Loan Fund (MATLF) promotes community development by providing Michiganders with disabilities and their families financial opportunities to increase independence and quality of life.

The MATLF supports the purchase of needed technology through low (or no) interest and loan guarantees. It is supported through the Michigan Assistive Technology Program.

Assistive Technology is any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a person with a disability. 

Michigan Assistive Technology Loan

The Michigan Assistive Technology Loan

Close the Equity Divide Fund

Close The Equity Divide

Fund (CEDF)

The Mini Loan Fund

The Mini-Loan Fund

The MATLF provides the following services:


  • Information and Referral for all parties who inquire about a plan and method to fund assistive technology.  The MATLF may recommend sources for identifying alternative equipment and funding, refer individuals to other agencies that may assist them to secure assistive technology equipment and services, and offer other related assistance as needed.

  • Build a plan to obtain desired Assistive Technology through the Michigan Assistive Technology Loan Funds program. We can assist with navigating, or even tailoring, a program to meet individual needs as applicable to ensure access to technology.

  • Application Assistance to apply for all programs offered to acquire Assistive Technology.  Staff will assist borrowers in applying for alternative financial aid and loans.

Applicants are encouraged to contact MATLF staff at 517-203-1200 - Option 2 to learn about how to apply.

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MI-UCP is a statewide nonprofit organization that’s been an ally and advocate for people with disabilities for the past 75 years. This desire to serve comes from our belief that everyone has the right to live to the best of their abilities and go as far as their ambitions will take them.

MI-UCP Let's Close The Disability Divide
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