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Helmsley Trust The 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.
The 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.
Kessler Foundation strives to improve the lives of people with physical and cognitive disabilities caused by stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain and spinal cord injury, and other chronic neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions.
Jack Jablonski Foundation The Jack Jablonski BEL13VE in Miracles Foundation is a charitable organization created to support spinal cord injury recovery.
Wings for Life is an international not-for-profit spinal cord research foundation. Our mission is to find a cure for spinal cord injury. We fund world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe aimed at healing the injured spinal cord.
The IPA Foundation is dedicated to providing for the well being of children and their basic needs with a focus on making life changing differences for children with exceptional medical requirements.



Kosair for Kids Kosair for Kids’ 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.
The 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.
Todd Crawford Foundation The 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.
Kentucky Spinal Cord & Head Injury Research Trust The 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.
Ronald McDonald Charities The 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.
Frazier Rehabilitation Institute | University of Louisville Health Known 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 Fund The 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.
U of L University Hospital UofL Hospital, an academic teaching and research hospital, is at the heart of the Louisville Metro area in downtown Louisville. UofL Hospital offers a second-to-none cancer center, world-renowned trauma team and a uniquely streamlined, nationally accredited stroke center – the latest innovations in a history of world-class care.
Brian Keeter Walk On The primary mission of The Walk On Foundation is to identify and provide support for promising therapies with the potential to produce significant recovery gains from the life altering effects of spinal cord injury (SCI). The Foundation will increase awareness about the exciting developments in spinal cord injury therapies and raise money to be used towards delivering the most promising therapies to those suffering from paralysis.



  The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke is an Institute within the National Institutes of Health that aims to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease.
The mission of NIDILRR 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
The mission of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) is to improve health by leading the development and accelerating the application of biomedical technologies.


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