Spinal Cord Injury
Support & Financial Assistance

The following organizations provide help to those that are living with spinal cord injuries through grants, equipment donations and other means of support. Similar organizations can also be found on the State Resources and SCI Organizations pages.

180 Medical Scholarship Program
Developed to honor young adults with spinal cord injuries who wish pursue goals of higher education.

Advance Prevention Lawsuit Legal Scholarship
Annual sponsorship award of $1,000 for U.S. high school seniors seeking a degree in an accredited university/college, as well as first year students, to provide opportunity and support of students working to build skills and advance their education for use in service of their communities.

A partnership of Federal agencies and organizations with a shared vision — to provide improved, personalized access to government benefit programs. The site helps citizens find benefits they may be eligible for, and provides information on how to apply for assistance.

The Cindy Donald Dreams of Recovery Foundation, Inc.
A non-profit 501c3 foundation which conducts fundraisers to award grants to paralyzed individuals to purchase therapy and therapy equipment, in order to promote health and a better quality of life for those who are paralyzed.

Help Hope Live
Helps patients and families faced with a transplant, catastrophic injury or illness by providing the tools and support needed to launch and sustain successful fundraising campaigns to meet out-of-pocket medical expenses.

Helping Hands — Monkey Helpers
A non-profit organization that trains monkeys to aid quadriplegics and others who are disabled.

May We Help
Volunteer engineers, designers and inventors that design and create unique custom solutions for individuals with special needs to engage in and pursue their passions.

MW Fund
Provides financial assistance for specialized spinal cord injury rehabilitation not covered by insurance and to further support research initiatives developed for SCI recovery.

Patient Care Medical Scholarship Program
Scholarship program that aims to ease the financial burden for students and individuals suffering from spinal cord injuries in their pursuits of higher education.

Premier Catheter Supplies Scholarship Program
Scholarship program dedicated to helping students with spinal cord injuries in pursuit of undergraduate and graduate degrees. 

Non-profit organization that promotes rehabilitation and independent living through financial grants to individuals paralyzed while participating in sports or recreational activities, and who have a demonstrated need for assistance.

Test Prep Insight Scholarship
Offers an annual scholarship of $1,500 to students with disabilities. To be eligible, applicants must must have a medically recognized physical or mental disability and be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a 2-4 year university, community college or graduate school program located in the United States.

Travis Roy Foundation
The Travis Roy Foundation provides grants to victims of spinal cord paralysis based on financial need and also funds research. In addition to grant information, the web site contains information about Foundation events, fund-raisers and programs, as well as SCI information and resources.