Employment Achievement Award – Applications Due April 1st
February 8, 2019 News, Noteworthy, SCI

Employment Achievement Award - Applications Due April 1st

Triumph Foundation's Employment Achievement Award provides people with SCI financial assistance to achieve more success with current employer, for a license/product/equipment that will enable work, start a business, and/or increase their workplace success.

The goal is to help people become productive members of the community after a paralyzing accident.


-If you had a job before your accident that is waiting for you, how will the funding help? How will the money be used to remove barriers that are preventing your return to the workforce?

-If you are seeking to open a business, what is the basic plan? How soon do you expect to earn income and generate revenue?

-If you are seeking a job, what kind of employment are you looking for? What is your background, education, and expertise?

-If you are currently employed, how will this award help you be more successful?

-How will this award help you reach your goals and accomplish your aim to gainful employment?

Contestant Qualifications:

-Person with a spinal cord injury.

-Supply proof of income and corresponding financial constraint.

-Contestant shall agree and consent to, participate in as well as use their likeness in Triumph Foundation communications and promotions related to the -Employment Achievement Award.

Application Instructions:

Email for an application.


-What is the Employment Achievement Award?

Triumph Foundation's Employment Achievement Award will give $5,000 to someone within the paralysis community to help them with their vocational pursuits.

-What is the purpose?

We want to be a job creator, helping people put their talents to work and achieve their employment goals.

-Who can apply?

Applicants must be a California resident with a spinal cord injury and available to personally receive the award at a ceremony.

-I currently have a job. Can I still participate in the contest?

Yes. The funds can be used towards achieving more success at your current job.

-How to apply?

Email for an application. Include a brief description of your intentions for the Employment Award.

-What is asked in the application?

We want to hear your story, and a business plan with a detailed budget describing how the funds will be used to enable you to become gainfully employed.

-How do I submit my application?

Submissions must be emailed to [email protected] as an attachment with the email subject line: "[Your Name] Employment Achievement Award"

-When is the submission deadline?

April 1, 2019.

-Who do I contact if I have any questions?

Contact if you have any other questions.


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