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Friends of Man accepts applications ONLY from a referring professional on behalf of the applicant. This can be a social worker, nurse, school counselor, teacher, principal, social worker, clergy, health care technician, etc.
Applications CANNOT be submitted by the applicant, the vendor, or by a relative or friend.
Friends of Man was founded in 1982 as a 501 (c)(3) non-profit public charity with a double mission:
For 38 years, Help Hope Live has been showing clients and families how to bring together a network of relatives, friends, and neighbors in fundraising efforts to help cover the cost of uncovered medical expenses. These efforts play a critical role in helping our clients recover and maintain their health and independence.
Charitable grants are reviewed quarterly in January, March, June, and September. Funds are limited and we generally can not support charitable grants over $7,500. Request should be for a specific item. Requests from Wisconsin residents are given priority but are not limited to the state.
Applicants must suffer from a spinal cord injury or spinal cord related disorder.
See website for additional eligibility requirements.
There are a variety of available grants for people with a disability.
All of the organizations have certain qualifying standards that the grant applicant will have to meet. Most have limits on the amount of funding they will provide. It is suggested that you contact the organization directly to get full information on their available grants, qualifying criteria, and process for applying.