Ongoing Funding Opportunities
Craig H. Neilsen Visionary Prize
Honors the legacy of our Founder by celebrating influential voices in the world of spinal cord injury.
Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum
Research to improve understanding and advance the current treatment of acute and chronic spinal cord injury.
Aging, caregiving, employment, health behaviors and fitness, independent living, self-management and technology access.
Neilsen Scholarship Program
Grants for undergraduate and graduate studies to a select group of colleges, universities and community colleges. Applications are accepted by invitation only.
RESPONDING TO COVID-19
To support both the immediate and long-term needs of the SCI community, the Neilsen Foundation allocated $10 million in response to the pandemic. Emergency grants were awarded to non-profit organizations supporting the needs of individuals with SCI and supplemental research funding was made available to current grantees for projects that were delayed or put on hold.
In the News
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (Good Morning America) - A teen girl who had both of her legs amputated after a car she was riding in was hit by an alleged drunk driver received a hero's welcome home after spending nearly three months in the hospital.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (Engineering News-Record) - This thoughtfully designed rehabilitation hospital is dedicated to patients who have experienced major life-changing health events. The 172,000-sq-ft facility includes 75 patient rooms, two indoor gyms, an exterior...
COLUMBUS, OH (argus-press.com) - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has secured $800,000 in grants to develop with Battelle the NeuroLife Interface technology for home use. This breakthrough technology will allow people with spinal cord injuries to regain...