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Disability Foundations and Non-profit Organizations Document List

Summary: Our library below features 40 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Foundations and Nonprofits category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Foundations and Nonprofits RSS feed.

Foundations and Nonprofits Publications

Initiative by Afford Promises All Australians Access to Disability Supports in Response to COVID-19
Australian Foundation for Disability (AFFORD) has launched a new initiative called Afford Care, to combat gaps in disability supports caused by COVID-19 disruptions.
Publish Date: 2020-04-17 - Updated: 2021-08-23

Free Wheelchair Mission 1 Million for 1 Million Campaign
The humanitarian, faith-based organization provides durable and adaptable wheelchairs at no cost to people with little to no mobility in developing nations.
Publish Date: 2017-10-16 - Updated: 2018-04-30

One Million Wheelchairs Donated to People in Developing Nations
Free Wheelchair Mission, an Orange County nonprofit, celebrates one million lives transformed through the gift of mobility at Miracle of Mobility gala on July 13.
Publish Date: 2017-07-04 - Updated: 2018-04-30

Michael J. Fox Leads Parkinson's Disease Advocates On Capitol Hill
Michael J. Fox leads more than 200 parkinsons disease advocates on Capitol Hill in support of federal research funding and access to care.
Publish Date: 2017-03-01 - Updated: 2018-03-15

Elton Thomas of St. Louis: Outspoken Advocate for People who are Blind
Article about Elton Thomas of Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis, who promotes opportunities for people who are blind to find employment.
Publish Date: 2016-06-28 - Updated: 2023-09-13 - Fighting Against Disability Discrimination
Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities ( outlines new business model in hopes to make permanent changes in ADA compliance.
Publish Date: 2016-06-21

Lighthouse for the Blind-St. Louis Acting Like For-Profit Company - Even Though It Is Non-Profit
Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis is a not-for-profit entity functioning like a for-profit company to advance meaningful social services mission.
Publish Date: 2015-12-11 - Updated: 2023-09-13

MercyCorps Organization Overview
Overview of MercyCorps Organization who's mission is to create secure, productive and just communities.
Publish Date: 2015-10-19 - Updated: 2020-12-13

Sightsavers: Taking Eye Care to the People
Sightsavers works to combat blindness for those living in poverty in developing countries, restoring sight through specialist treatment and eye care and supporting the blind by providing education, counseling and training..
Publish Date: 2015-10-16 - Updated: 2021-07-26

Alpine Autism Center: Pikes Peak Region
Overview of the Alpine Autism Center that provides access to treatment for people and family members affected by autism in the Pikes Peak Region.
Publish Date: 2015-09-09 - Updated: 2021-07-30

The Steve Gleason Act of 2015
Steve Gleason foundation is committed to assisting people with ALS live inspired, productive lives by providing access to life-affirming events and assistive technology.
Publish Date: 2015-08-08 - Updated: 2021-08-05

The Amity Foundation: Assistance for Drug or Alcohol Abuse
Amity Foundation was one of the first non-profit substance abuse treatment agencies to look past the stereotypical drug treatment client.
Publish Date: 2015-07-21 - Updated: 2019-05-03

Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America (SARDAA)
Schizophrenics Anonymous (SA) is a self-help peer support six-step program run both by and for people with schizophrenia or a related form of illness.
Publish Date: 2014-12-29 - Updated: 2021-09-25

Thanks to Ice Bucket Donations ALS Association Triples Spending on Research
ALS Association announce long-term strategy for leveraging Ice Bucket Challenge donations to treat and cure ALS through global research, care services and public policy.
Publish Date: 2014-11-01 - Updated: 2016-09-24

The Big Idea Campaign - 10 Year Anniversary of Christopher Reeve's Passing
The big idea campaign hopes to raise $15 million for epidural stimulation research to enable people with spinal cord injury to recover autonomic and motor functions. .
Publish Date: 2014-10-09 - Updated: 2014-11-28

Soap, Cleaning the World and Saving Lives
Clean the World Foundation is committed to reducing waste from discarded soap products and preventing deaths from hygiene-related illnesses.
Publish Date: 2014-10-02 - Updated: 2020-12-15

Olympia-Wafula Foundation: Healthy Living Solutions for Disabled and Disadvantaged
Information regarding The Olympia-Wafula Foundation an organization dedicated to provision of healthy living solutions for people with disabilities and the disadvantaged.
Publish Date: 2013-06-24 - Updated: 2021-11-06

The LD Resources Foundation
An overview of The LD Resources Foundation which provides access to knowledge for adults who experience forms of learning disabilities.
Publish Date: 2013-03-04 - Updated: 2020-05-17

Avril Lavigne Foundation for Youth with Disabilities
Expansion of Avril Lavigne Rockstar Clubs at Easter Seals into U.S. and Canada to support recreational programming for kids and youth with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2013-02-01 - Updated: 2022-02-19

Steve Wampler and The Wampler Foundation
Information regarding Steve Wampler and the Wampler Foundation that raises money to send kids with physical disabilities to camp at no cost to their families.
Publish Date: 2012-09-01 - Updated: 2022-02-11

Matching Disabled Americans to Work at Home Jobs
Kessler Foundation endorses NTI's goal to increase the effectiveness in developing work-at-home jobs for individuals with disabilities in America.
Publish Date: 2012-02-13 - Updated: 2022-06-24

Foundations Promise to Prioritize Underserved Communities
Leading foundations promise to dedicate the majority of their giving to benefit underserved communities and a substantial amount to strategies that address the root causes of social problems.
Publish Date: 2011-06-11 - Updated: 2011-06-12

Vaccine Research Foundation for Infectious and Tropical Diseases
New Foundation will advocate and campaign for increased funding for global vaccine research against infectious diseases including neglected tropical diseases.
Publish Date: 2011-06-09 - Updated: 2022-03-11

List of Disability Organizations: Government and Private
List of Government, NGO's and disability organizations that provide help, support, and assistance for persons with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011-04-19 - Updated: 2023-09-19

Donation Made to Tim Horton Children's Foundation by the Queen
Government of Canada Celebrates Donation Made to the Tim Horton Childrens Foundation on Behalf of Her Majesty the Queen.
Publish Date: 2010-10-16

Education and Scholarships for Women - Jeannette Rankin Foundation
The Jeannette Rankin Foundation supports low-income women ages 35 and older who are motivated to change their lives through education.
Publish Date: 2010-08-01

Down Syndrome Conference Discusses Available Symptom Treatments
Changing Minds Foundation holds conference about treatment for Down syndrome.
Publish Date: 2010-07-30 - Updated: 2016-02-27

PM Support for Rick Hansen Foundation Canada
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced support for the Rick Hansen Foundation.
Publish Date: 2010-03-22

$5.75 Million in Funding for Parkinson's Disease - Michael J. Fox Foundation
Michael j. Fox foundation commits up to $5.75 million in funding for 2010 critical challenges in parkinson's disease.
Publish Date: 2010-03-03 - Updated: 2010-07-08

The Disability Foundation of Vancouver
The Disability Foundation is deeply involved in serving people with disabilities and making sure that opportunity for involvement in life and living exists.
Publish Date: 2010-03-01 - Updated: 2015-03-18

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2.8M for Parkinson's Disease Projects
Development of biomarkers is of critical importance to increasing the speed and efficiency of Parkinson's Disease therapeutic development.
Publish Date: 2010-02-04 - Updated: 2010-07-08

AARP Foundation Overview
The AARP Foundation is a non-profit organization and the affiliated charity of AARP.
Publish Date: 2010-02-02 - Updated: 2010-11-18

Gates Foundation to Dedicate $10 billion Over 10 years
Gates Foundation to dedicate $10 billion over 10 years to support vaccine research development and delivery throughout the developing world.
Publish Date: 2010-01-30 - Updated: 2016-06-13

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Information on The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation including Education and Scholarships.
Publish Date: 2010-01-03 - Updated: 2023-05-15

The PACER Center - A Parent Training and Information Center
The PACER Center is a parent information and training center for families of children and young people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009-11-08 - Updated: 2010-01-30

Disability Community Employment Opportunities - Kessler Foundation
National Disability Employment Awareness Month calls attention to serious job challenges facing the disability community.
Publish Date: 2009-10-14 - Updated: 2010-01-30

The ANCOR Foundation
The ANCOR Foundation supports development of programs and disseminates information which improves quality of life for persons with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009-10-01 - Updated: 2010-07-16

Red Sox Foundation-Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program
Initiative to help returning OEF/OIF Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and traumatic brain injuries and their families.
Publish Date: 2009-09-17 - Updated: 2010-01-30

The Pathways Awareness Foundation
The Pathways Awareness Foundation organization works to raise awareness concerning early detection and benefits of early therapy for infants and children with motor delays.
Publish Date: 2009-07-29 - Updated: 2010-01-30

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation has been making a difference in the lives of women with breast cancer for over 20 years.
Publish Date: 2009-02-19 - Updated: 2019-02-06

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