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ANNE J. CAUDAL FOUNDATION

The Foundation was established in 2007 to benefit disabled veterans of any time or of any branch of the United States Armed Forces and to perpetuate the recognition or memory of their accomplishments or sacrifice in time of war or otherwise. Grant requests for general operating support are strongly encouraged. [More...]

CHALLENGED ATHLETES FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Access for Athletes bridges the gap between physical rehabilitation and a return to an active lifestyle. The Foundationís objective is to ensure that people with physical challenges have the same freedom to enjoy sports that the rest of the world takes for granted. [More...]

CHRISTOPHER AND DANA REEVE FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Quality of Life grant program, established by the late actor, Christopher Reeve and his late wife, Dana, seeks to improve the quality of life for people living with paralysis. The grants are awarded to programs and projects that improve the daily lives of people living with paralysis. [More...]

CRAIG H. NEILSEN FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is to improve the quality of life for those living with spinal cord injury and to support scientific exploration for effective therapies and treatments leading to a cure. The Foundationís Quality of Life Program supports nonprofits offering projects designed to enhance the lives of people living with a spinal cord injury throughout the United States. [More...]

CVS CAREMARK

The Companyís Community Grant Program focuses its grantmaking on organizations that support children with disabilities, including programs focusing on health and rehabilitation services, initiatives that provide greater access to physical movement and play, and public schools that promote a greater level of inclusion in student activities and extracurricular programs. Grants are also awarded to programs that create greater access to healthcare services for uninsured and underinsured community residents. [More...]

CVS CAREMARK CORPORATION

The philanthropic arm of the drugstore chain, the Companyís Community Grants programs funds organizations working to help disabled individuals lead full and independent lives. Grants are also awarded to programs that help the uninsured receive quality health care. [More...]

DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS CHARITABLE SERVICE TRUST

The Trust supports physical and psychological rehabilitation programs, meets the special needs of veterans with specific disabilities, such as amputation and blindness, and aids and shelters homeless veterans. The Trust supports key programs such as helping to maintain a volunteer-operated transportation network providing rides to sick and disabled veterans needing transportation to and from VA medical centers for treatment. [More...]

DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS CHARITABLE TRUST

The Trust focuses its grantmaking on organizations that provide long-term programs offering direct assistance to disabled veterans and their families. Of particular interest are programs that ensure sick and disabled veterans have transportation to VA medical facilities for treatment; those that provide food, shelter and medical aid to homeless and needy veterans; and those that support physical and psychological rehabilitation projects aimed at some of Americaís most profoundly disabled veterans. [More...]

DISABLED AMERICAN VETS CHARITABLE SERVICE TRUST

The Trust supports U.S. nonprofits that provide long-term programs offering direct assistance to sick and injured veterans and their families. [More...]

ETHEL LOUISE ARMSTRONG FOUNDATION

The Foundationís funding emphases are education, advocacy, and the arts, which are led by or support adults with disabilities. There is an emphasis on programs, which focus on women and girls. [More...]

INNOVATING WORTHY PROJECTS FOUNDATION

The Foundation provides support for quality special-needs childrenís programs throughout the United States. Founded by Irving Packer, who developed polio in his youth, the Foundation focuses its grantmaking on organizations dedicated to developing innovative programs, disseminating ideas, or providing direct care or services for children with special needs, acute illnesses, or chronic disabilities. [More...]

JOSEPH P. KENNEDY JR. FOUNDATION

The Foundation concentrates its grantmaking in the area of mental retardation. The Foundation will not provide funds for capital costs, costs of equipment for projects, ongoing support, or operations of existing programs. [More...]

KELLY BRUSH FOUNDATION

The Foundation seeks to empower those with paralysis to lead engaged and fulfilling lives through sport and recreation. It also seeks to prevent ski racing injuries through a shared commitment to proper safety practices. [More...]

KESSLER FOUNDATION

The Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities caused by stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain and spinal cord injuries, and other chronic neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on two areas: finding solutions by supporting employment initiatives and bridging the gap through disability employment research. [More...]

MENTOR NETWORK CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The Foundation was founded by social entrepreneurs who believed that healthy, vibrant communities are exactly the right environments in which people with a range of abilities thrive. The Foundation works to build on The Networkís innovative approach to human services by seeking new solutions and creative ideas for enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities; individuals with brain and spinal cord injury; and youth facing emotional, behavioral, and other challenges and their families. [More...]

MILBANK FOUNDATION FOR REHABILITATION

The Foundation, created in 1995, has as its goal to ďintegrate people with disabilities into all aspects of American life.Ē The Foundationís funding priorities include consumer-oriented projects that enable people with disabilities to lead fulfilling, independent lives; innovative policy research and education on market-based approaches to health care and rehabilitation; improving and expanding quality health services, especially palliative care; and education and training of health and rehabilitation professionals. The Foundation does not provide grants to individuals. [More...]

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC AMERICA FOUNDATION

The Foundation seeks to contribute to the greater good of society by assisting young Americans with disabilities, through education, technology, and other means to live full and productive lives. A major program emphasis is on inclusion. [More...]

NASD INVESTOR EDUCATION FOUNDATION

The Foundation is accepting proposals for its Applying Financial Theory to Improve Life-Cycle Investing grants with the goal of applying the latest financial theory into everyday investment decision-making. Of interest are projects that research, develop, test, and evaluate products and strategies that help older Americans make sound investment decisions during their retirement years. [More...]

NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR ACCESSIBLE GOLF

Through a grant from the United States Golf Association, the Alliance is expanding its efforts to provide financial assistance and resources to help make golf more accessible to people with disabilities. Grants are awarded to organizations providing golf programs for individuals with disabilities. [More...]

PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports educational projects that benefit, serve, and enhance the quality of life of individuals with spinal cord injury/disease, their families, and caregivers. Grants are awarded in five areas: consumer, caregiver, and community education; professional development and education; research utilization and dissemination; assistive technology, and conferences and symposia. [More...]

PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA EDUCATION FOUNDATION

The Foundation seeks to fund innovative educational projects that enhance the quality of life of individuals with spinal cord injury or disease and/or those that increase the knowledge and effectiveness of health professionals in the spinal cord injury or disease community. The Foundation generally supports five types of projects: consumer, caregiver, and community education; professional development and education; research utilization and dissemination; assistive technology, and conferences and symposia. [More...]

PARTNERS FOR YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES

The Organization seeks proposals from faith-based and community-based organizations throughout the country to start up, sustain, or expand mentoring programs for youth with disabilities. The programs must promote positive employment and transition outcomes for youth with disabilities. [More...]

READERíS DIGEST PARTNERS FOR SIGHT FOUNDATION

The Foundation is committed to providing support that directly improves the lives of the blind and visually impaired, helping them realize their full potential in society. Grants are made to nonprofits serving the blind and visually impaired. [More...]

THE ARTHUR B. SCHULTZ FOUNDATION

The Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life on earth by supporting small business entrepreneurs, womenís empowerment, and disabled mobility. The THRIIVE Program enables small business entrepreneurs to grow thriving businesses and empowers them to serve as catalysts driving self-sustaining economic growth and inspiring a culture of social responsibility. [More...]

THE BOB WOODRUFF FOUNDATION

The Foundation invests in programs and organizations that support post-9/11 impacted service members, veterans, their families, and the communities, caregivers, and care providers who support them. To be considered, proposals must fall into one of three categories: education and employment, rehabilitation and recovery, and quality of life. [More...]

THE CHRISTOPHER AND DANA REEVE FOUNDATION

The Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and to improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis. Quality of life grants support nonprofits that serve individuals with physical disabilities, particularly paralysis, and their families. [More...]

THE DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS CHARITABLE SERVICE TRUST

The Trust supports physical and psychological rehabilitation programs aimed at some of Americaís most profoundly disabled veterans; meets the special needs of veterans with specific disabilities such as amputation and blindness; and aids and shelters homeless veterans. Key programs include helping to maintain a volunteer-operated transportation network providing rides to sick and disabled veterans needing transportation to and from VA medical centers for treatment and supporting significant therapeutic initiatives. [More...]

THE ETHEL LOUISE ARMSTRONG FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is ďto change the face of disability on the planet.Ē Grantmaking is targeted toward projects that seek inclusion of people with disabilities in the arts, advocacy, and education. Programs must aid adults (over age 22) in those areas. [More...]

THE GIBNEY FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation partners with others to develop sustainable resources for organizations that foster independence, primarily for those who are blind. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on projects and programs that empower those who are challenged, especially the blind, in their quest to live happier, more productive lives. [More...]

THE KESSLER FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses on increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities through its two grantmaking programs: Signature Employment and Community Employment. Grants are awarded locally in New Jersey and nationally for programs aimed at increasing the percentage of Americans with disabilities in the workforce. [More...]

THE MILBANK FOUNDATION

The Foundationís primary mission is to integrate people with disabilities into all aspects of American life. The Foundationís current priorities are consumer-oriented projects that enable people with disabilities to lead fulfilling, independent lives; innovative policy research and education on market-based approaches to health care and rehabilitation; improving and expanding quality health services, especially palliative care, and education and training of health and rehabilitation professionals. [More...]

THE TRAVIS ROY FOUNDATION

The Foundationís primary goal is to help spinal cord injury survivors and further research for a cure. Named after a Maine youth who became a quadriplegic after a freak collegiate hockey accident, the Foundation has distributed more than $2.5 million in individual and research grants. [More...]

THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT

The Project serves veterans and service members who received a physical or mental injury, illness, or would, co-incident to their military service on or after Sept. 11, 2001, and their families. [More...]

TRAVIS ROY FOUNDATION

The Foundation awards grants to spinal cord injury survivors with paraplegia and quadriplegia caused by an accident separate from complications caused at birth. Paralysis due to stroke, spina bifida, multiple sclerosis, ALS, and other diseases are not eligible. [More...]



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