Foundation / Corporation
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation
07/22/19 5:00 PM ET
Fellowships and grants to USA and Canada academic institutions and rehabilitation facilities for research on psychological, biological, and social factors affecting individuals living with spinal cord injuries. An LOI must be submitted before applying. Funding is intended to improve the lives of people living with SCI.
Emphasis is placed on research directed towards:
- Increasing understanding of psychological (behavioral, emotional, cognitive) and social (interpersonal, community, environmental) factors that affect health, functioning, and quality of life
- Testing the effectiveness and/or feasibility of rehabilitation and habilitation interventions to improve psychological and social functioning, including participation in work, school, and other community activities
- Improving measurements of psychological, social and environmental risk factors, protective factors, processes and outcomes;
- Identifying critical service gaps, needed data and/or new areas of exploration, within a psychosocial or socioecological context, as defined by or with input from people living with SCI.
The PSR portfolio areas of emphasis include, but are not limited to, research on aging, caregiving (formal and informal networks), employment/work, health behaviors and fitness, independent living/lifestyle, self-management/selfcare, and technology access. Research can involve qualitative and/or quantitative methodologies.
There are three funding categories in the Psychosocial Research Portfolio:
- Postdoctoral Fellowships (For details, see: http://chnfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/PSR-2020-Application-Guide_Revised-FINAL.pdf#page=6)
- Pilot Grants (For details, see: http://chnfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/PSR-2020-Application-Guide_Revised-FINAL.pdf#page=8)
- Studies and Demonstration Projects (For details, see: http://chnfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/PSR-2020-Application-Guide_Revised-FINAL.pdf#page=9)
GrantWatch ID#: 182500
Funding for PSR Pilot grants is for up to two years, $200,000 total costs.
Funding for Fellowships is $75,000 per year, for up to two years; $150,000 total costs.
Funding for Studies and Demonstration Projects provide a maximum total of $400,000 over three years.
Grants from the Neilsen Foundation may be multi-year awards. Funding for each subsequent year will be contingent on a favorable review of an annual progress and expenditure report.
Funding for PSR Pilot grants is for up to two years.
Funding for Fellowships is for up to two years.
Funding for Studies and Demonstration Projects provide up to three years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://proposalcentral.altum.com/
For questions regarding an application’s submission status:
Ehrica Hernandez, Grants Management Associate
For questions regarding the portfolio:
Joy Guihama, PSR Program Officer
For assistance with the online application:
proposalCENTRAL Customer Service
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
Canada: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon