The Canadian/American Spinal Research Organizations
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We Are the Canadian/American Spinal Research Organizations

Our Mission

The Canadian/American Spinal Research Organizations (CSRO/ASRO) (Canadian charitable registration # 11915 9515 RR0001 / USA EIN 35-1981439) are dedicated to the funding of targeted research to maximize functional recovery and cure paralysis caused by spinal cord injury.

What We Do


Our corporate and community partners help us to fulfill our mandate of improving of the physical quality of life for persons with a spinal cord injury and those with related neurological deficits, through targeted medical and scientific research and the reduction of spinal cord injuries through our prevention and awareness programs.

We wouldn’t be where we are today without their ongoing support and commitment and for that we are sincerely thankful!

Here Are Some Of The Amazing People We Work With!



Part of the mandate of the CSRO/ASRO is to help educate and inform the general public about spinal cord injuries. One of the resources that we have developed to best serve the needs of the consumer, and their families, is SCI Research Today Video Series. 


Are you looking for a way to support the CSRO/ASRO in your community? If you have a great idea or an existing event, why not organize your own fundraiser?

Every dollar counts, no matter the size of the event, your contribution makes a difference. Working together is what brings us closer to finding a cure.

At the CSRO/ASRO we know planning an event takes time and resources, which is why we have included some guidelines and some helpful information to assist you.

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Our Goals and Accomplishments


CSRO/ASRO are not‐for‐profit organizations dedicated to finding a cure for paralysis.


The CSRO/ASRO has raised nearly 30 million dollars for spinal cure research since 1984.
  • 75%


    75% of money raised for Spinal Cord Research is through Fundraising

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