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SCIO Community Events Grant

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SCIO Community Events Grant


The SCIO Community Events Grant is an annual opportunity from Spinal Cord Injury Ontario to register for a chance to attend professional conferences relating to spinal cord injury, accessibility and living with a disability in Ontario. All expenses paid. We’re excited about inviting our community to register and get this party (conference) started!


Where? And When?

Applicants have the opportunity this year to be selected for these events:



#1 : National SCI Conference
Niagara Falls, Ontario

October 17 and 18
» Conference website
Register by September 6

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario (SCIO) is the SCI Community Engagement Partner of this conference and has received a grant from Ontario Neurtrauma Foundation (ONF) and the Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) to send seven community members with SCI or a family member to attend.


#2 : Queen’s Park Day
Queen’s Park, Toronto
December 3, 2019

Every year we host a vibrant event at Queen’s Park in Toronto with SCIO community members and MPPs to bring awareness to important issues relating to living with an SCI in Ontario. Stay tuned for more details.


  • Register as an interested conference guest on the form below
  • Successful grant recipients for the National SCIO Conference will meet by teleconference by first week of October to discuss process.
  • Together we will build a series of questions for every agenda item at the conference. Grant recipients will spread out and ask questions to each workshop and presentation and report back on them.
  • Grant recipients will have the chance to ask your own questions and choose a portion of workshops and presentations to attend.


  • Meet globally renowned researchers in the SCI space
  • Network with researchers, clinicians and service providers across Canada and beyond
  • Use research to solve your own health challenges
  • Use technologies and new innovations to improve independence
  • Connect. Learn. Share. Grow.



Stay tuned for our next opportunity to apply for an SCIO Community Events Grant.


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