The Frank T. Burns Heritage Fund
Preserving NWBA History With Purpose
*Pictured above: Frank T. Burns with Dr. Timothy Nugent-over 115 years of service to the NWBA
Help us continue Frank T. Burns's legacy of capturing, preserving and showcasing the history of the game of wheelchair basketball. Every day Burns worked to advance the mission of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, to create access to sport for people with disabilities. He also worked tirelessly to inform the public of its rich history through passionate storytelling about, but not limited to, the athletes he mentored over five decades.
The NWBA needs the support of generous contributors like you to formally sustain its heritage. Below are a few ways, accompanied by varying results in Coach Burns’ 46 year history in the game, that YOU can make a difference:
Gold in Seoul Paralympics (1988) $5,000
Bronze in Sydney Paralympics (2000) $2,500
Created various new teams (multiple) $1,500
Championship on Nationwide TV (1997) $1,000
Casa Colina 8x National Champs $750
1st NWBA Development Camp $500
Frank Burns motivational one-liner $100
Thank you for your contribution!
The NWBA is a 501(C)(3) (nonprofit) which means your contribution is tax deductible.
The NWBA appreciates your willingness to honor the legacy of Frank T. Burns, an iconic contributor to our history. Your support will help us achieve Frank's vision of collecting, preserving and displaying our history for future generations.