Creating Opportunity & Independence

Harnessing the power of collaboration to increase independence for all individuals living with SCI, the Creating Opportunity & Independence (CO&I) portfolio supports non profit organizations providing programs and services that are community-driven, empowering, and inclusive of all ages and backgrounds to enhance quality of life.

Community Support Grants

This funding underwrites specific projects, ongoing programs, and/or capacity building with a specific focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion within their organization and in the communities they serve.
Community Support Grants are for one or two years.

Application Process

  • Letter of Intent Submission
  • Applications Invited
  • Full Grant Application Submission
  • Awards announced

Upcoming Dates

  • January 3, 2023
    Letter of Intent opens for 2023 cycle
  • January 30, 2023
    Letter of Intent closes for 2023 cycle
  • March 31, 2023
    Letter of Intent results announced for 2023 cycle
  • April 21, 2023
    Full Grant Applications due for 2023 cycle
  • September 30, 2023
    Awards announced for 2023 cycle

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