The Trust Fund mourns the passing of former chairman Rusty Kidd of Milledgeville

The Commissioners and Staff of the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission mourn the loss of our great friend Rusty Kidd of Milledgeville, GA. Rusty was a former state representative who helped represent the Commission and the disability community at the General Assembly.

The Trust Fund grant application process is open!

The Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission is at work but it is not business as usual. The Commissioners and staff of the BSITFC continue to work every day to perform our mission to provide direct grants to eligible Georgia citizens. Staff is currently teleworking due to the Covid-19 emergency as we practice social distancing.

2 Peachtree St Building Closed for COVID-19 prevention

The 2 Peachtree St building in Atlanta GA is closed due to the COVID-19 emergency.

 

COVID-19 information

COVID-19 information

In remembrance of James H. Shepherd Jr.

The Commission sends their deepest condolences and sincerest sympathy to the family of James Shepherd Jr. and the Shepherd Center.

LaQuan's Story

LaQuan, just 27 years old, had so much to be grateful for. He had a wonderful, loving family. He had graduated Valedictorian of his high school class and proudly enlisted in the Navy to serve his country as so many others in his family had done before him.

Annalyn's Story

In the summer of 1999 Annalyn Peele, a rising 8th grader from Eastman, was riding in the car with her parents and two younger sisters going to visit friends. It was anticipated to be a great day full of fun and adventure. But in a split second, life changed right before their eyes.

Molly's Story

At 21 years old, Molly Welch of Alpharetta had big hopes and dreams for her life. She was studying to be a journalist at Auburn University. In her junior year she was starting to dive into her major studies and the assignments were getting more and more rigorous, yet exciting.

ABLE Accounts and federal housing assistance

Federal officials are weighing in on how money saved in a relatively new type of savings account for people with disabilities influences access to housing assistance.

Searching for information about the brain?

Searching for information about the brain is a big task. So many topics regarding our 86 billion neurons and how they are organized, how they function, what might happen if injured?