Paralyzed Veterans Of America Education Foundation
The Organization advocate4s for better health care and benefits, aids in the search for a truly satisfying career, and provides the path to adventure through adaptive sports for paralyzed American veterans. The Foundation supports educational projects that benefit, service, and enhance the quality of life of individuals with spinal cord injury/disease, their families, and their caregivers. Grants ae awarded in the following areas: consumer, caregiver, and community education; professional development and education; research utilization and dissemination; assistive technology; conferences and symposia; and consumer guides. Projects should be designed to improve the quality of life for individuals with spinal cord injury/disease, educate consumers about the consequences of and complications associated with spinal cord injury/disease; improve the knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals working in the areas of spinal cord illness/disease; and aim to prevent the occurrence and complications of new spinal cord injury/disease. Eligible applicants should be members of academic institutions, healthcare providers and organizations, or consumer advocates and organizations. Grantee institutions must be located in the United States or Canada; however, project directors and fellows are not required to be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. Additional information can be found on the Web site.
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