Pioneered by Dana Reeve, the Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants Program awards grants to nonprofit organizations that impact and empower people living with paralysis, their families and caregivers. Learn more about the program and find out how to apply.
Submission deadline: Our next grants cycle will open August 30, 2023.online grant portal
The Quality of Life Grants Program, created by the late Dana Reeve, strives to empower individuals with disabilities and their families by providing grants to nonprofit organizations that improve quality of life through inclusion, access, independence, opportunities for community engagement, and other life-enhancing endeavors.
The Quality of Life Grants Program has funded 3,550 programs nationwide, awarding over
$37 million to nonprofit organizations
The late Dana Reeve passionately believed that while working towards a cure, there are millions of people who deserve an improved quality of life.
1. Get Informed
3. Apply Online
Guidance on how to apply for a Quality of Life grant, as well as the timeline and templates to get you started.
We have awarded over $37 million in grants since 1999. Browse past grantees to learn more about previous projects.
Who should apply?
Do you award grants to individuals?
Do you give special consideration to programs for veterans or diverse communities?
What kind of projects do you fund?
How do you define “organizations that provide services to individuals impacted by paralysis”?
The answers to most questions can be found withing the application guidelines located on the Application Process page. If you have other questions, please email [email protected].
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