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Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Announces Funding Opportunity for Psychosocial Research

February 1, 2018 - The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of this year’s Psychosocial Research (PSR) grants cycle, opening February 8, 2018. Eligible organizations conducting research to address psychological and social factors that affect health, functioning and quality of life for people living with SCI are encouraged to apply.
Award amounts in this competitive grants process range from $150,000 to $400,000. PSR funding categories range from postdoctoral fellowships to pilot and demonstration project grants. A goal of the funding is to identify and prioritize critical gaps in the psychosocial field and develop more effective interventions to improve health and participation in individuals with SCI across the lifespan.
To learn more about the different funding categories, eligibility criteria and deadlines, visit to review the PSR Grant Application Guide. Interested applicants must submit a required Letter of Intent, by March 23, 2018, via proposalCENTRAL.
For more information, contact Joy Guihama, PSR Program Officer, at

About the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation  

The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation was established as a private foundation in 2002. The Neilsen Foundation received its full endowment in 2011 and since then has significantly expanded its staff and grantmaking activities in accordance with its strategic plan. In light of this expansion, the Neilsen Foundation has evolved into the largest private funder of spinal cord injury research, rehabilitation and clinical training in the United States. The Neilsen Foundation funds scientific research (preclinical, translational, clinical and psychosocial research); opportunity and independence programs; scholarships for students with SCI; postdoctoral and SCI medicine fellowships; and other projects to support the SCI community throughout the United States and Canada.

2/6/2018 2:35:00 PM

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