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Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: Quality of Life Grants Program

Grants to US Non-Profits for Programs
for People Living with Paralysis

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/01/13 11:59 PM


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Grants will be awarded to USA non-profit organizations that address the needs of people living with paralysis caused by spinal cord and other injuries, diseases and birth conditions, including (but not limited to) stroke, spinal bifida, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

The Foundation gives special consideration to organizations that serve returning wounded military and their families, and to those that provide targeted services to diverse cultural communities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 132233

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-Non-profit organizations that serve individuals with physical disabilities, particularly paralysis, and their families.

-Quality of Life grants are most often awarded to non-profit organizations that have IRS 501(c)(3) status, but may also be awarded to community parks, schools, veterans hospitals, tribal entities, etc. Most Quality of Life grants are awarded within the United States of America, although the Reeve Foundation does award a small number of grants to non-profit organizations based outside the United States.

-Prior grantees must skip 2 grant cycles after the last award was made before re-applying for funding.


Pre-Application Information:

-Decisions announced (and checks shipped): early June 2013.

-To access the online application, please go to

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
636 Morris Turnpike
Suite 3A
Short Hills, NJ 07078

Call toll-free at 1-800-225-0292 (outside the U.S. call 973-379-2690 and for the Paralysis Resource Center call 973-467-8270)

Should you have any questions, concerns or technical difficulties, please contact the Quality of Life Office at 800-539-7309, ext. 7211 or 7228 or email,,

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