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ELIGIBILITY & GUIDELINES

 

The 2021 grant cycle submission period has ended.

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANT CONSIDERATION

  • Spinal cord injury survivors experiencing paraplegia or quadriplegia as a result of a traumatic event.

  • Letter from a physician, medical practitioner/therapist, hospital, clinic or other medically related facility, or insurance company verifying the nature (type) and cause of injury.

  • US citizenship with verification.

  • Documentation of financial need.

  • Request for a specific item or service such as:

    • Therapeutic recovery/exercise center program

    • Therapeutic equipment

    • Assistive Technology

  • Applicant has not received a grant from the STPPPF previously within the calendar year.

GRANT GUIDELINES:

  • Priority will be given to applicants demonstrating the highest need along with their potential for greatest benefit and/or outcome.

  • Grants must be disbursed directly to acceptable/reputable suppliers of the desired equipment, modifications, or services.

  • Individuals making the grant application are required to submit estimates or quotes from potential suppliers/vendors/therapeutic exercise centers.

  • The STPPPF may elect to make a recommendation for other funding sources which the applicant may wish to explore.

  • The STPPPF is an equal opportunity foundation to all, regardless of age, disability, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religious, or political affiliation.