Having a child with autism requires a lot of dedication and resources. Unfortunately, the costs are substantial and can be more than your family can afford.
Thankfully, there are a lot of organizations that offer autism grants for families in need.
Below we have listed some organizations that can help you with the financial costs of raising your child with autism.
Autism Care Today has donated close to $2 million in grants since 2005. The maximum amount that they offer per family is $5,000. The grant can be used for ABA Therapy, speech and occupational therapy, bio-medical testing, supplements, assistive technologies, safety equipment, social skills groups, special needs summer camps, and more.
Danny’s Wish will offer a free ipad for children with nonverbal autism if you qualify. They only accept applications from September until the end of the year. Ipads are awarded on the following April.
The CARE Grant Program helps families with medication, autism diagnosis/evaluation, therapy sessions (including speech, OT and ABA,) and autism summer camps.
Sll grants awarded are paid directly to the vendor or service provider to pay for tuition, supplements, medication, medical evaluation, testing, therapies, etc.
Cerner Charitable Foundation’s (formerly First Hand) individual medical grants connect children to needed care when finances stand in the way. Applications are accepted from the United States and through select international providers.
FODAC to provide refurbished home medical equipment (HME) and services for adults and children with disabilities.
Fund it Forward will help obtain expensive medical and adaptive equipment such as augmentative communication devices, bathing and feeding chairs, enclosed beds or sensory equipment.
The Maggie Welby Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity and your contributions are tax-deductible. The Maggie Welby Foundation was created to provide financial assistance for children in need, families in need, and organizations benefiting children.
ASDF works with families and autism-specific organizations to take some of the financial burden off the families shoulders.By providing funding for programs that benefit an autistic child’s specific needs, ASDF lets families know they are not alone in their efforts and gives them hope for the future.
The UHCCF’s mission is to significantly enhance the clinical condition or quality of life of children covered under a commercial health insurance plan and are 16 years old or younger living in the United States.
This scholarship is intended to assist a deserving autistic child who is in need of financial aid for educational or recreational opportunities. The award may be used towards a camp, tutoring, education, or other tools to help the student progress and live a fulfilling, happy life.
We hop you found this list of grants for children with autism helpful. If you know of any other grants that our readers would be interested in, please let us know in the comments below.