Dylan's story

Throughout his esteemed career, Dylan has won 3 Paralympic gold medals in two sports, was awarded 2016 GQ Sportsman of the Year, 2016 Paralympian of the Year and the 2016 Newcombe Medal. He is honoured to have received a medal of the Order of Australia in 2009 at the age of 18.

In 2017, Dylan co-founded disability and accessibility training start-up Get Skilled Access and began hosting on national radio station Triple J. He is a tireless advocate for disability and is a highly sought-after motivational speaker, travelling Australia and the world inspiring organisations to be the best versions of themselves

Dylan is also a keen philanthropist, and in 2014 set the world record for the longest continuous playing of wheelchair tennis, playing for 24 hours non-stop, raising funds for two charities, Variety the Children’s Charity and The Starlight Foundation.

How your donation can help

The Dylan Alcott Foundation is committed to helping young Australians with disabilities overcome the barriers of entry to sport and education by providing fundraising for grants, scholarships and mentoring.

Our fundraising efforts will help to achieve big dreams through tangible means, purchasing expensive and much-needed sporting equipment, and providing scholarships at leading education institutions, and mentoring programs with industry trailblazers.

“Our fundraising efforts will help to achieve big dreams through tangible means”

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At the Dylan Alcott Foundation, we help young people with a disability who are under the age of 25 and are facing challenges fulfilling their potential because of barriers of entry that exists due to the lack of resources, funding and understanding.

Living with a disability can be tough and we want to change that. If you have a disability and have shown potential in your field, we want to help you achieve your dreams.