Grant funding information provided to assist families in offsetting costs of therapy.
ACT Today Act Today awards grants of up to $5,000 with priority given to families with household incomes less than $100,000. Funding may be used for ABA, speech therapy, OT, medications and home safety devices. There are quarterly grant deadlines.
Aid for Autistic Children Foundation The Aid for Autistic Children Foundation has financial assistance and charitable grants of up to $150,000 in total debt relief per household.
Anchor of Hope Foundation Click on “Opportunities” and then “Special Needs Scholarship” to get the Anchor of Hope scholarship application and instructions. The maximum grant for special needs children for various uses is $250 per family.
Autism Consortium: Raising A Child with an ASD
All too often, parents of children with ASD incur unexpected and immense out-of-pocket costs for treatments and services. Through the generosity of foundations and, sometimes, public funding, applicable grants might help parents offset these costs. The Autism Consortium has compiled a list of grant opportunities. Be sure to read each option carefully and understand that specific criteria pertain to each.
Autism Cares This Autism Cares webpage contains a direct link to the registration process for a Financial Support Award. This collaborative agency offers funding to families across the US who are living with autism and also are coping with a major crisis such as flood or fire. AutismCares assists families who meet the eligibility criteria to cover costs associated with housing, automobile repair, insurance premiums, medical care, prescriptions, daycare, funeral expenses, and other items on a case-by-case basis. Income cap of $40,000.
Autism Now State Support Grants and Cash Subsidies The Autism Now webpage provides links to specific state family support grants or cash subsidies. Each resource has different qualifying amounts and eligibility criteria.
Autism Support Network This Autism Support Network webpage provides listings as well as direct links to dozens of financial resources and other online support.
Benefits.gov This website provides access to a “Benefit Finder” which offers multiple search methods to quickly find state and federal benefits you may be entitled to.
Blooming with Autism – $60,000 annual income cap and grants for $2,000 for therapies.
Brightstepsforward.org provides funding for intensive pediatric therapy for financially disadvantaged children diagnosed with neurological disorders.
Challengedamerica.com gives $500 maximum grant to individuals with disabilities .
Chrysalis Fund, Inc.
The Chrysalis Fund was established in 2016 to provide children with autism with greater educational resources in both public and private school environments. We provide funding to public schools to upgrade autism classrooms, and allocate stipends to parents to pay for after-school and summer learning programs for their children.
www.conovercompany.com/grants/ the Conover Mobile Technology Grant is to promote the use of mobile technology and our apps to improve an individual’s freedom and independence.
The Ezra B. Smith Foundation for Autism Therapy and Education The Ezra B. Smith Foundation seeks to provide financial assistance for ABA therapy and education for autistic children. Please click on the link and contact them by email to inquire about applying for their grant opportunities.
faithandfamilyfoundation.org offers scholarships for children with disabilities to participate in therapeutic riding, adaptive swimming and a variety of programs. Please contact them by email to inquire about grant information.
Family First Program: National AutismAssociation This Helping Hand Program can provide a one-time grant of up to $1,000 to help pay for treatment for a child with autism under the age of 21.
First Hand Foundation The First Hand Foundation will provide families who meet certain financial guidelines with grants of up to $1,000 for ABA therapy.
Friendsofman.org grants for therapy, equipment, and other needs. Must have a sponsor such as an agency or social worker apply.
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children, Too!
FODAC is a statewide and national provider of home health care equipment—mobility aids and daily living devices for people with disabilities and the newly injured.
Fund It Forward
Fund It Forward is a volunteer run non-profit organization which believes that parents of special needs children are strong, willing and able to endure daily struggles. Our Mission is to ease the burdens of families with special needs children by raising money for adaptive equipment not covered by health insurance.
Generation Rescue Family Grant Program
This program’s grants are designed to provide support to individuals and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders. Each grant recipient will receive: two doctor visits with a specially-trained physician who treats autism; vitamins, minerals and supplements for 90 days; a Generation Rescue Rescue mentor; dietary intervention training.
Giafoundation Gia Nicole Angel Foundation enhances the daily functioning of a child with special needs.
Helpingfromheaven.org Helping From Heaven – The Lexi Kazian Foundation is a non-profit foundation dedicated to improving the comfort and quality of life for children with special needs. This is accomplised by providing education, therapy and playground equipment, therapy toys, resources and scholarships for families and therapists in need of financial assistance and/or community support.
Helping Hand Program: National Autism Association
The Helping Hand Program provides families with financial assistance in getting necessary biomedical treatments, supplements and therapy services for their autistic child.
www.Heronetwork.com The Hero Network is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization that seeks to supports the community of individuals working online who grant the needs and wants of others making a wish. We believe that no wish is too large, no hero is too small and that everyone can become a hero.
www.itaalk.org (Interactive Technology Assisting Autistic Little Kids) provides interactive technology to children (0-22) with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, and educational training on interactive technology to families, educators, and service providers of children with special needs.
Kulturecity.org Through there project Therapykulture they provide therapeutic services to children in need. Along with this project Kulture City has many other projects that impact the lives of those touched by Autism or other special need such projects provide weighted blankets, toys, and IPAD’s to children across the world.
Maggie Welby Foundation The Maggie Welby Foundation offers grants ranging from $250 to $2,500 to children and families in need for a variety of purposes.
Marksmoney.org provides financial assistance to persons with Down syndrome or other developmental disabilities to improve their quality of life by meeting their daily living, employment, medical, residential, or social needs.
Modest Needs Foundation This link takes you to the required registration page to learn about several Modest Needs grant opportunities and eligibility requirements.
MyGOAL Inc. Enrichment Grant
MyGOAL Inc. is proud to offer a grant program that will enable families to take advantage of socialization and educational opportunities designed for individuals with special needs. The purpose of the grants is to enrich the body, mind, and spirit of individual(s) with Autism Spectrum Disorders, resulting in a higher quality of life.
Nationalautismassociation.org the helping hand foundation of the National Autism Association, provides families with financial assistance in getting necessarybiomedical treatments, supplements and therapy services for their autistic child. Household income must not exceed $50,000. This is for a one time grant of up to $1000 to be paid directly to the service provider.
parkerspurpose.net monetary assistance up to $1,000
Patient Advocate Foundation
Find out what is available in your community. Information available on: Children’s Health Insurance Programs, Community Referral, Disability Services, Financial Assistance, Food Stamps, Health Care, Insurance, Legal, Medication/Drug Assistance and Special Needs.
Small Steps in Speech This webpage provides a direct link to the Small Steps in Speech grant application. Funds may be used for speech therapy and/or assistive device software applications.
Specialkidstherapy.org non-profit 501©3 organization that helps with treatment and therapies not typically covered by insurance
United Healthcare Children’s Foundation The UHC Fund facilitates access to medical-related services that enhance a child’s life and which are not fully covered by the available commercial health benefit plan.
Variety Children’s Charity is an association of 21 chapters throughout the country that empower local kids who are disabled and disadvantaged to live, laugh and learn. With the help of dedicated volunteers and generous individual and corporate supporters, Variety – The Children’s Charity is able to expand the horizons of deserving children
Wheeltowalk.com helps children who experience difficulty obtaining funding from their insurance companies to obtain essential equipment or services that they needed to make their day to day lives just a little easier.
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