February 4, 2013 -- The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation is
pleased to announce 2013 funding opportunities ranging from $10,000-$100,000
for qualifying nonprofit organizations that strive to improve the quality of
life for individuals living with spinal cord injury (SCI).
The Neilsen Foundation’s Quality of Life Program Grants are
one year grants that target innovative projects and programs designed to
empower individuals with spinal cord injury to live independently and enjoy
improved emotional and physical well-being. Funding categories include
Assistive Technology, Education, Independent Living, Rehabilitation, and Sports
Since the Foundation’s inception in 2002, Quality of Life
Program Grants have supported a variety of projects that include, but are not
limited to: adaptive driving, adaptive sports and recreation, home
modifications, housing initiatives, patient assistance programs, rehabilitation
services and equipment, SCI-related mentoring and education initiatives,
scholarships, transportation initiatives, and vocational programs.
The Quality of Life Program Grant application process begins
with submitting a Letter of Intent (LOI) by April 1, 2013. You can access the
2013 Quality of Life Program Grant Application Guide and deadlines, by visiting
www.chnfoundation.org or contacting Trish Oba, program officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation
Established in 2002, the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation is the
largest private foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life for those
living with spinal cord injury (SCI) by supporting innovative program services,
specialty training and research on effective therapies and treatments leading
to a cure. Mr. Neilsen, a successful business entrepreneur and philanthropist,
lived with a high-level spinal cord injury for 21 years until his passing in
November 2006. Today, the Foundation funds SCI scientific research
(preclinical, translational, clinical and psychosocial research); quality of
life programs; postdoctoral and SCI medicine fellowships; and other projects to
support the SCI community throughout the United States and Canada.
For more information, please visit www.chnfoundation.org.
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