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
First global open-source database for spinal cord injury research will be a ‘game-changer,’ say experts
EDMONTON, CANADA (Folio.ca) - Experts from the University of Alberta and two universities of California are teaming up to launch the world's first open-source database for spinal cord injury research. The Open Data Commons for preclinical Spinal Cord Injury research...
NEW YORK, NY (Broadwayworld.com) - The service organization Dance/NYC and its program partner Gibney are pleased to announce the fall recipients of the Disability. Dance. Artistry. Residency Program, made possible by the generous support of the Craig H. Neilsen...
Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) Announces Recipients of the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Artist Innovator Fund
LOS ANGELES, CA (Center for Cultural Innovation) - With support from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) today announced the ten Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Artist-Innovator Fund grantees' funded projects. The SCI Artist-Innovator...