Ongoing Funding Opportunities
Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum
Research to improve understanding and advance the current treatment of acute and chronic spinal cord injury.
Creating Opportunity & Independence
Assistive technology, education, employment, independent living, rehabilitation, and arts, sports and recreation.
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.
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Fellowships
Funding for clinical training to ensure that a sufficient number of physicians are attracted to the field to meet the needs of patients with spinal cord injury.
WHAT WE FUND
Our portfolios support scientific, charitable and educational organizations conducting spinal cord injury research, training in spinal cord medicine and providing services to assist individuals and families affected by spinal cord injury.
Grants are awarded to qualifying nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and Canada.
The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation was established in 2002 and is dedicated to funding research, education and
quality of life programs for improving the lives of people affected by spinal cord injury.
In the News
LAS VEGAS, NV (UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS) - Scholarship donors look forward to their student recipients finishing school and going on to lead inspiring, fulfilling lives. But one Neilsen Foundation Scholar is making a big difference already. Meet Bradley Boe.
LONDON, UK (Wingsforlife.com) - A team of experts developed the website SCITrialsFinder.net. There, patients can easily enter their level of injury and then find out where appropriate clinical trials are. Here are the 3 most important questions.
EAST HANOVER, NJ (CISION PRWeb) - A two-day conference held at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange, NJ on June 21 and 22, 2019, focused on issues related to sexuality and relationships after spinal cord injury. A one-day conference for people with spinal cord...