Apply for a Grant

Are you committed to mitigating the impact of Cerebral Palsy and reducing or eliminating the incidence of the disorder? Your research project might be eligible for a grant from MyChild Cerebral Palsy Foundation.

By applying for a grant, you are signaling your dedication to our Foundation mission of making a positive impact in the lives of Cerebral Palsy patients, their families, and the medical community who provides treatment.

The Grant Process

Our governing panel of medical experts is composed of professionals who are noted in the scientific community for their work in the arena of Cerebral Palsy treatment and research. The board considers applications and awards funding for projects such as:

  • Research
  • Medications
  • Therapeutic practices
  • Adaptive technology

The board will closely review all aspects of each application. Your eligibility as a grant-seeker will be assessed according to a number of different criteria, with board members paying attention to proof or evidence of your project’s efficacy such as:

  • Scientific background
  • Testing
  • Results

Please consult our frequently asked questions page to learn more about eligibility and other aspects of the grant process.


Before awarding a grant, MyChild Cerebral Palsy Foundation board members must be made aware of any private or public funding you’ve received and stages of support or development your project has completed. This includes any:

  • Corporate identity or backing
  • Patents
  • Copyright
  • Prototypes

Please include this information as part of your application for consideration by the board.

Timeline for Grants

The board meets on a quarterly basis to review grant applications submitted within the preceding 90 days. Applicants will be notified within 15 days of the end of the quarter which projects have been awarded a grant.

Please visit our Web page on the Foundation’s grant cycle for more information about how our Foundation distributes donated funds to deserving projects that strive to make advances in the treatment and prevention of Cerebral Palsy.