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Helmsley TrustThe Helmsley Charitable Trust aspires to improve lives by supporting exceptional nonprofits and other mission-aligned organizations in the U.S. and around the world in health, selected place-based initiatives, and education and human services.


Reeve FoundationThe Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.


Craig H. Neilsen FoundationThe mission of the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation is to improve the quality of life for those living with spinal cord injury and to support scientific exploration for effective therapies and treatments leading to a cure.


Kosair CharitiesKosair Charities mission is to protect the health and well-being of children in Kentucky and Southern Indiana by providing financial support for clinical services, research, pediatric healthcare education and child advocacy.


Kessler FoundationKessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Inc. provides comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs and services to optimize the health, function and quality of life for those we serve. We enhance the delivery of care and advance the field of rehabilitation through education, research and advocacy.


Todd Crawford FoundationThe Todd Crawford Foundation was started with the purpose of raising money and awareness for spinal cord injury (SCI) research. We have raised over $75,000 with help from our supporters.


Crusade for ChildrenThe WHAS Crusade for Children improves the futures of children with special needs by inspiring people to give and awarding grants, so that all children with special needs have the opportunity to fulfill their potential.


Jack Jablonski FoundationThe Jack Jablonski BEL13VE in Miracles Foundation is a charitable organization created to support spinal cord injury recovery.


Ronald McDonald CharitiesThe mission of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana is to provide a “home away from home” for families of children receiving healthcare at area medical facilities while also lending support to other organizations who aid children.


Kentucky Spinal Cord & Head Injury Research TrustThe 1994 state legislation established the Kentucky Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Trust (KSCHIRT). KSCHIRT is funded annually by the surcharges on moving violations, violating the mandatory seat belt law and driving under the influence.


Kentucky One and Frazier RehabKnown for world-class care in comprehensive acute rehab, Frazier Rehab Institute provides extensive therapy across a number of specialties for inpatient and outpatient rehab needs. With over 50 years of rehab experience, Frazier is committed to the development of programs that combine traditional rehab with innovative therapeutic techniques.


Research Challenge Trust FundThe Research Challenge Trust Fund is a repository for legislative appropriations designed to encourage research activities at the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville. It includes the Endowment Match Program, Research Challenge Program, Enrollment Growth and Retention Program, & the Lung Cancer Research Program.


University of Louisville Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research CenterOne of twelve spinal cord injury research centers in the U.S., the Center was opened in 2001 and is in close proximity to the three major hospitals of the UofL Health Science Center. It is located in the newly renovated contiguous space in the Medical Dental Research Building. Mission: To develop successful spinal cord repair strategies in the laboratory that can be taken to the clinic in a timely and responsible fashion.


National Institute of HealthThe National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.


NIDRRThe mission of NIDRR is to generate new knowledge and promote its effective use to improve the abilities of people with disabilities to perform activities of their choice in the community, and also to expand society’s capacity to provide full opportunities and accommodations for its citizens with disabilities


United States Department of DefenseThe U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command’s mission is to responsively and responsibly create, develop, deliver, and sustain medical capabilities for the Warfighter and to lead the advancement of military medicine.

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