The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by advancing innovative research and improving the quality of life for individuals and families impacted by paralysis.
The foundation invites applications for its Quality-of-Life grants program, which seeks to impact and empower people living with paralysis, their families, and caregivers by providing grants to nonprofit organizations whose projects and initiatives foster inclusion, involvement, and community engagement while promoting health and wellness for those affected by paralysis in all 50 states and U.S. territories.
Grant applications will be accepted in the following categories:
Direct Effect: Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations for various projects that impact individuals living with paralysis, their families, and caregivers.
Priority Impact: Grants will be awarded for high-priority issues for the community of individuals living with paralysis and their families and caregivers as follows: grants of $30,000 will be awarded for the priority areas of assistive technology, disaster preparedness, and respite/caregiving; grants of up to $40,000 will be awarded in the priority areas of racial equity and rural unserved and underserved populations; and grants of $50,000 will be awarded for the priory areas of employment and nursing home transition.
Applicants must be tax-exempt as defined by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, municipal and state governments, school districts, recognized tribal entities, and other institutions such as community or veterans hospitals.
Please contact Gwen Allouch if you are interested in applying to this opportunity.