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
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...
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (abc4.com) - The Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital opened this year, one of the most difficult years imaginable to open a brand new hospital. With a primary focus on preserving, enhancing, and restoring the quality of life for people with...
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Grant Funds Organization to Enable People with Spinal Cord Injuries to Advance Their Careers While Advocating for Others
SHORT HILLS, NJ (christopherreeve.org) - A grant from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation supporting RespectAbility's virtual National Leadership Fellowship will provide four exceptionally talented adults with spinal cord injuries (SCI) with intensive training to foster...