Persons with Disabilities (Persons with Disabilities Home)
& Persons with Physical and Mental Disabilities:
A Guide to Selected Resources, April 2000
The organizations listed in this section were drawn from the NPIN Funding Database and fund programs that relate to HIV/AIDS and people with mental and physical disabilities. Contact these organizations directly to learn about current funding opportunities or to find financial support for HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and support services.
For a more extensive list of organizations that provide HIV/AIDS funding, contact NPIN at 800- 458-5231 (800-243-7012 TTY) or visit the NPIN Web site at www.cdcnpin.org and search our Funding Database.
Adobe Systems, Inc.
Adobe Systems, Inc., focuses its support on K-12 education and issues related to poverty. It supports nonprofit organizations that provide HIV education and medical and hospice care.
The Altman Foundation provides financial support for programs that provide access to HIV treatment and that serve people with HIV/AIDS requiring special care.
The Atkinson Foundation provides support for community service and civic organizations serving disabled residents of San Mateo County.
Baxter Allegiance Foundation
The Baxter Allegiance Foundation supports programs that enhance the availability, commitment, and skills of healthcare workers and that improve career prospects in healthcare for people with disabilities.
B. C. Gamble and P.W. Skogmo Foundation
The B.C. Gamble and P.W. Skogmo Foundation funds research, healthcare, and health education for people with physical disabilities, disadvantaged youth, and low-income senior citizens.
Bell Atlantic Foundation
The Bell Atlantic Foundation provides opportuni-ties for nonprofit organizations serving people with physical disabilities and HIV/AIDS to apply new technology to the programs and services they offer.
The Boeing Company
The Boeing Company makes contributions to programs that benefit people with disabilities and special needs.
Bread and Roses Community Fund
The Bread and Roses Community Fund makes grants to organizations that work to eliminate barriers that prevent people with disabilities from accessing healthcare or from participating fully in all other aspects of society and culture.
The New York Community Trust provides funding for biomedical research and health services for people with special needs.
Chicago Community Trust (CCT)
The CCT makes grants for general operating support and for specific projects addressing health, social services, and education for men-tally ill persons and their families.
Chicago Foundation for Women
The Chicago Foundation for Women cosponsors and provides financial support for conferences and projects that focus on women with disabilities or women’s mental and physical health issues.
Community Foundation of Collier County
The R. Covell Radcliffe Fund of the Community Foundation of Collier County supports HIV/AIDS research, treatment, and education for low-income persons, older Americans, and people with physical disabilities.
Community Foundation Silicon Valley
The Community Foundation Silicon Valley offers financial support for health promotion and HIV education. It also offers services that enhance the ability of people with disabilities to continue to live autonomously in the community.
The Dolfinger – McMahon Foundation makes grants to support health, human services, and public benefit programs in the Philadelphia area. Primary areas of interest include the disadvan-taged, handicapped persons, and race relations.
Federated Department Stores, Inc.
Federated Department Stores, Inc., gives to charitable endeavors in the areas of HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS research, and persons living with HIV/AIDS, including those with developmental or physical disabilities.
Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Memorial Fund
The Francis L. and Edwin L. Cummings Memorial Fund offers support for programs in or near New York City that provide healthcare for persons who are economically or socially disadvantaged.
Fund for Southern Communities
The Fund for Southern Communities provides grants and technical assistance to grassroots organizations that combat discrimination.
Henry and Lucy Moses Fund, Inc.
The Henry and Lucy Moses Fund supports research and social services programs for persons with physical disabilities as well as other groups.
Johnson and Johnson
Johnson and Johnson makes matching cash contributions to organizations providing health services for persons living with disabilities and HIV/AIDS.
The Kalamazoo Foundation gives grants to programs offering aid to persons living with physical disabilities and HIV/AIDS, among other groups.
La Crosse Community Foundation
The La Crosse Foundation provides financial support for community-based projects that enhance the quality of life for youth, homeless persons, and people living with physical disabilities and HIV/AIDS.
Lancaster County Foundation
The Lancaster County Foundation supports programs that improve access to resources for county residents normally excluded from the mainstream.
The Otto Bremer Foundation offers funding for programs in health and human services. The foundation accepts grant applications for program development, operating support, matching or challenge grants, and internships.
New York Foundation
The New York Foundation offers grants to organizations providing advocacy, community organizing, or social services to New York City’s disadvantaged populations.
RESIST funds activism and education within movements for social change and provides small grants and loans to grassroots peace and social justice groups. Primary areas of interest include community organizing, HIV/AIDS, and disability issues.
S. Mark Taper Foundation
The S. Mark Taper Foundation supports causes and institutions that enhance the quality of life, such as organizations providing independent living for disabled persons, HIV/AIDS-related services, and services for hearing-impaired and partially sighted persons.
The Steelcase Foundation awards grants for health and human services and social welfare. Special consideration is given to grant requests involving persons who are disadvantaged or disabled.
UNUM Foundation has targeted six issues for funding, including AIDS and disability. HIV/AIDS-related grants focus on capacity building and education and prevention programs.
The UPS Foundation
The UPS Foundation focuses its support on national programs that address issues of human welfare, physically or mentally challenged persons, and academic research.
The Weingart Foundation provides grants to agencies and institutions that address healthcare issues, including substance abuse, mental health, and HIV/AIDS.
Within the areas of health and social services, the Westinghouse Foundation actively encourages programs that meet the needs of special populations, such as persons living with disabilities.
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation targets grants to organizations with the following program priorities: medical care, public health, prevention, and health promotion.