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Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Oct 31, 2018

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Quality of Life grants are awarded to programs or projects that improve the daily lives of people with paralysis and their families.

Examples of projects include:

  • Sports wheelchairs for a basketball team
  • Adapted glider in a community playground
  • A kayak for a rowing program
  • Accessible lockers in a gym
  • A hydraulic lift at a community pool
  • Electronic door openers for a community center
  • Wheelchair accessible picnic tables at a county fairground
  • Camp scholarships
  • Subsidized lessons for therapeutic horseback riding program
  • Accessible student transportation costs for an inclusive after-school program
  • Stipends for support group leaders

Organizations with IRS 501(c)(3) status, municipal and state governments, schools, veterans hospitals, tribal entities, and other local groups that have an immediate and practical impact on individual lives.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This funding cycle is for Direct Effect Grants of up to $25,000 for projects that fund specific budget items and have a clear impact on individuals living with paralysis and their families.

Application process

The current application cycle is for Direct Effect grants. Letters of intent are not required for Direct Effect grant applications.

Links to additional guidance and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Community and faith-based initiatives · Families · Informal caregivers · Mental health · People with disabilities · Physical activity · Self-sufficiency · Veterans · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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