Direct Effect and High Impact grant cycles open for applications

Posted by Reeve Staff in Daily Dose on February 18, 2019 # Events, Quality of Life Grant Spotlight

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) is pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 Direct Effect Quality of Life and High Impact Priority Quality of Life are officially open.

Direct Effect grants offer up to $25,000 to nonprofit organizations for projects that clearly impact individuals living with paralysis, their families and caregivers.

High Impact Priority grants fund projects in the following high-priority areas:

  • Transportation, Respite/Caregiving and Disaster Response (grants up to $30,000)
  • Nursing Home Transition (grants up to $40,000)
  • Employment (grants up to $50,000).

We encourage you to read the Application and Program Guidelines, which include new Eligibility Criteria, and to visit the Reeve Foundation website for an overview of the grant program and the grant application process. Please note that these grants are only eligible to other non-profits, municipal and state governments, school districts, and recognized tribal entities. Special consideration will be given to projects that benefit underserved populations including current military and/or veterans and their families, ethnic minorities, homeless populations, LGBTQ populations, rural residents, low-income/poverty populations, etc.

The Foundation is no longer able to provide individual pre-award assistance either by telephone or email. However, we welcome you to submit questions about the application process to [email protected]

The online application submission deadline is Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 11:59 pm.

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