About the Grants

Paralyzed Veterans of America's Research Foundation Board of Directors met on November 8, 2017, to decide which candidates would be the best deserving of the Foundation's annual awards. 

The Foundation received 59 total applications nation-wide. Out of the 59, the Foundation awarded eight grants to recipients whose work excelled in the areas of spinal cord injury/disease, tramautic brain injury, multiple sclerosis and others. 

The grants are awarded for a two-year period; the grant cycle beginning on January 1.

This year, the Foundation awarded a total of $1,045,498 in grants, showing an over 40 percent increase since 2017 funding levels.
The grants are funded in five categories: basic science, fellowships, clinical, design & development.