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
LAS VEGAS, NV (Unlv.edu) - With 49 million visitors a year, Las Vegas' reliance on tourism means physical accessibility is always at the forefront. That attention to accessibility is reflected at UNLV, and is reflected in the university's inclusion in New Mobility...
LEXINGTON, KY (Uknow.uky.edu) - Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) are not only life-threatening at the time of the event, but they can also lead to secondary complications and loss of function in sensory and motor systems. Researchers at the University of Kentucky recently...
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (avnetwork.com) - As the premier academic medical center in the intermountain region of the western United States, the University of Utah Health has long used digital signage to communicate with visitors, patients, and students. As part of its...