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Quality of Life (QOL) Grants - Direct Effect and Expanded Impact

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

Conf. Date:

02/07/22

Deadline Date:

03/09/22 11:59 PM Eastern

Description:

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Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, tribes, municipal and state governments, school districts, and other institutions for programs and projects to serve people living with paralysis. Grants are available for a wide variety of programs and projects that have a positive impact on people living with paralysis and their families and those that utilize evidence-based, innovative, and best practices.

The Quality of Life Grants Program impacts and empowers people living with paralysis, their families and caregivers by providing grants to nonprofit organizations whose projects and initiatives foster inclusion, involvement and community engagement, while promoting health and wellness for those affected by paralysis in all 50 states and U.S. territories.

A successful Reeve Foundation Quality of Life grant is an award invested into a very specific project or part of a program or project that directly impacts the lives of people with paralysis, their families and caregivers. Impact can be demonstrated through numbers of people served and other quantitative measures along with stories and examples of quality of life improvement. Nonprofit organizations with programs promoting expansion, innovation, best practices, promising practices and/or evidence-based practices are encouraged to apply.

Special Consideration – Underserved Populations

Special consideration will be given to proposed projects that serve current military and/or veterans and their families, as well as those projects that target individuals with paralysis in underserved groups of the population, including (but not limited to): persons at risk of incarceration, current or released prisoners; ethnic minorities; homeless; indigenous or tribal communities; LGBTQ; limited English proficiency; rural residents; migrant workers; low-income and/or poverty populations; older adults/elderly; and newly injured people with paralysis and their caregivers.

Grant Types:

  • Direct Effect Grants
  • Expanded Impact Grants

For more information see the following link: https://s3.amazonaws.com/reeve-assets-production/2022-1st-Cycle-Direct-Effect-and-Expanded-Impact-Guidelines.pdf#page=5

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174047

Estimated Size of Grant:

Direct Effect (Tier 1): Grants of up to $25,000

Term of Contract:

Expanded Impact grants must be completed within 24 months.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Quality of Life grant applications are accepted from 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, municipal and state governments, school districts, recognized tribal entities, and other institutions such as community or veterans hospitals.
- An organization must have its own 501(c)(3) tax status (or be a part of or chapter of a national organization that is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization).
- Fiscal Sponsors CANNOT apply on behalf of non-501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.
- 501(c)(4) organizations that do not have 501(c)(3) status are ineligible.

Under the new five-year (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2026) cooperative agreement with the Administration for Community Living (ACL), the Foundation strives to ensure a level playing field and opportunities for the numerous organizations that apply for QOL grants that serve people living with paralysis. Under this initiative, organizations that are awarded a grant during the July 1, 2021- June 30, 2026 period will not be eligible for a second or subsequent award in the same category of grants until after June 30, 2026.

Grantees awarded during this period may apply for funding under a different tier or different category of grants within the same tier. All awarded applicants can re-apply for funding after one year of the close of your grant and notification of grant closure by the Reeve Foundation.

For a list of Funding Restrictions, see: http://s3.amazonaws.com/reeve-assets-production/2022-1st-Cycle-Direct-Effect-and-Expanded-Impact-Guidelines.pdf#page=9

Pre-proposal Conference:

Applicants are urged to view the Technical Assistance Webinar on February 2, 2022 at 3 pm EASTERN. The Technical Assistance Webinar will be recorded and posted on the website.

Register for the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ujk0Z8ciTAa8wNU3UB0E1A

Pre-Application Information:

Spring 2022 – Quality of Life Grants – Direct Effect (Tier 1) and Expanded Impact (Tier 5)

2022 1st Cycle Quality of Life Grants Program Calendar

- Cycle Opens: January 26, 2022
- Technical Assistance Webinar: February 2, 2022
- Deadline for emailed questions: February 7, 2022
- Proposals Due: March 9, 2022
- External Review: March 15 – April 7
- Internal Review: April 11 – May 18
- Grants awarded by the end of May
- Grant period begins June 1, 2022

Program overview:
https://www.christopherreeve.org/get-support/grants-for-non-profits/program-overview

Grant Review Process:
https://www.christopherreeve.org/get-support/grants-for-non-profits/quality-of-life-grant-review-process

Video Tutorial Series:
Budget: https://youtu.be/o4klI_4CkWI
Funding Restrictions: https://youtu.be/Z_nuGiUIutY
Eligibility: https://youtu.be/uEbztllhZ_g
Technical Assistance Webinar Spring 2022 – Quality of Life Grants: Direct Effect and Expanded Impact: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZOonr4utVw

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=christopherreeve

For questions, email: QOL@ChristopherReeve.org

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
636 Morris Turnpike
Suite 3A
Short Hills, NJ 07078

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