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BIALA Resource Guide for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

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Friends of Man

 Nationwide
P.O. Box 937
Littleton
CO
(303) 798-2342

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:

           
  1. To provide assistance to people of all ages who have genuine needs but can’t find help elsewhere, who ‘fall through the cracks’ of available charitable or governmental resources.  To provide help to maintain self-sufficiency in times of difficulty, as well as assisting with disability and medical needs.
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  3. To provide the donor with the opportunity to have 100% of his/her donation used for direct charitable assistance, with no money taken out for administrative cost and expenses.  Friends of Man an all-volunteer charity with no one receiving a salary or any kind of compensation.  
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Help Hope Live

 Nationwide
2 Radnor Corporate Center, Suite 100
Radnor
PA
800-642-8399

Medical Fundraising

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.

The Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation

 Nationwide
N14 W23900 Stone Ridge Dr.
Waukesha
WI
(262) 547-2083

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.

United Spinal Association-Grants

 Nationwide
120-34 Queens Blvd, Suite 320
Kew Gardens
New York
718-803-3782

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.