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
NEVADA, LAS VEGAS (Unlv.edu) - New Mobility Magazine and The United Spinal Association recently launched their "Wheels on Campus" magazine and named UNLV one of the Top 20 Wheelchair Friendly Colleges in the United States. Read the article on page 49. The Disability...
EAST HANOVER, N.J (EurekAlert.org) - Kessler Foundation received a $10,000 grant from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation's crisis funding to support the spinal cord injury (SCI) community and critical research amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This Neilsen Emergency Support...
NEW YORK, NY (PRNewswire.com) - Wheelchair lifestyle magazine New Mobility has announced the release of Wheels on Campus, a comprehensive college guide for wheelchair users that identifies 20 wheelchair-friendly campuses and cultures that promote an inclusive college...