Paralyzed Veterans of America FoundationDeadline: February 1, 2016
The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Education and Training Foundation is focused on funding educational projects that benefit and serve individuals with spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D), their families and caregivers. The Education Foundation has five topic categories for funding consideration which are: 1) Consumer, Caregiver, and Community Education; 2) Professional Development and Education; 3) Research Utilization and Dissemination; 4) Assistive Technology; and 5) Conferences and Symposia. These projects should be designed to improve the quality of life for individuals with SCI/D, educate consumers about the consequences of and complications associated with SCI/D, improve the knowledge and skills of SCI/D health care professionals, and to prevent the occurrence and complications of new SCI/D.
Amount: One-year projects up to a maximum of $50,000; conferences and symposia up to $15,000 maximum.
Eligibility: Members of academic institutions, health care providers and organizations, or consumer advocates and organizations.