Sprouts Neighborhood Grant Recipients 2013

Through the inaugural Neighborhood Grant program, funded through Autism Speaks’ partnership with Sprouts Farmers Markets, in 2013 Autism Speaks distributed grants of up to $5,000 to 66 organizations around the country for a total of over $340,000. The programs along with their location, category and website are listed below by region. Learn more about the Neighborhood Grants here!

Arizona
California
- Southern California Chapter Grants
Colorado
New Mexico
Nevada
Oklahoma
Texas
Utah

Arizona

Arizona Autism United, Inc.
Project REACH
Phoenix, AZ
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
www.azaunited.org

AZ Assist
GPS or Guides to Public Services
Mesa, AZ
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
azassist.com

The Developmental Garden
Give Me 5 Board Game and App
Gilbert, AZ
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
thedevelopmentalgarden.com

Madison School District
Autism STEP Program
Phoenix, AZ
Category: Education
madisonaz.org

Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center
General Program Support
Phoenix, AZ
Category: Education
autismcenter.org

Yavapai Elementary PANDA Preschool
Panda Multi
Scottsdale, AZ
Category: Education
panda-preschool.susd.schoolfusion.us

California

Abilities United
Sensory Processing Services
Palo Alto, CA
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology
abilitiesunited.org

AchieveKIDS
Vocational Education Program
Palo Alto, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
achievekids.org

Autistry Studios
Autistry Model Employment Program: Meaningful Work for an Independent Life
Corte Madre, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
autistrystudios.com

Contra Costa Child Care Council
Inclusion Project
Concord, CA
Category: Education
cocokids.org

Coryell Autism Center
Vocational Independence Program
Santa Cruz, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
coryellautismcenter.org

Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco
Beyond the Museum
San Francisco, CA
Category: Education
famsf.org

Giant Steps Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc.
Expansion of Sensory Integration Trail
Petaluma, CA
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
giantstepsriding.org

HOPE Services
Interactive Technology for Enhanced Learning: Hope Services' Santa Cruz Tailored Day Service Program
San Jose, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
hopeservices.org

Lifehouse
Teen Recreation Integration Program (TRIP)
San Rafael, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
lifehouseagency.org

San Carlos Children's Theater
Team Friend
Redwood Shores, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
scctkids.com

South East Consortium SELPA
Augmentative Alternative Communication Access
Santa Clara, CA
Category: Education
southeastselpa.org

Special Kids Crusade
Including Special Kids
Monterey, CA
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
specialkidscrusade.org

Wildlife Learning Center
Inclusion Zoology Camp
Sylmar, CA
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
wildlifelearningcenter.com

Autism Speaks Southern California Chapter

ACEing Autism
ACEing Autism
Los Angeles, CA
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
aceingautism.com

ACT TODAY
Autism Education Conference: Autismo y Familia
Woodland Hills, CA
Category: Education
act-today.org

California Aquatic Therapy and Wellness Center
The Aquatics Program
Long Beach, CA
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
caaquatictherapy.com

The Center for Learning Unlimited
Personal Milestones Program
Los Angeles, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
cflu.org

Chapman University
Chapman Ability Project and Padres Unidos Autism Outreach
Orange, CA
Category: Education
chapman.edu

Chapman University Fast Team
Taking on Transition
Orange, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
chapman.edu

Child Guidance Center Inc.
PEERS: Program for the Evaluation and Enrichment of Relational Skills
Santa Ana, CA
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
cgcoc.org

Circle of Friends
Los Angeles School Inclusion Project
Los Angeles, CA
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
circleofriends.org

Creative Identity
Prevocational Empowerment Program
Anaheim, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
creativeidentity-oc.org

Fullerton Cares
The Sensory Garden at Commonwealth Elementary for Children with Autism
Fullerton, CA
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
fullertoncares.com

Include Autism
Autism Inclusion Training for Work Programs
San Diego, CA
Category: Education
includeautism.org

OC Autism
Autism in Any Language
Orange, CA
Category: Education
ocautism.com

Positive Action Community Theatre
The Country School Theatre Project
Encinitas, CA
Category: Education
pacthouse.org

Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
Behavioral Consultation and Support Services
San Diego, CA
Category: Education
rchsd.org

Reid's Gift, Inc.
Independent Living Skills After School Program
Van Nuys, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
reidsgift.org

South Bay Center for Counseling
Neighborhood Parent Sponsored Program
Los Angeles, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
sbcc-la.org

Speech, Language and Educational Associates
Family Training and Support
Studio City, CA
Category: Education
speechassociates.com

Spirit Youth
Spirit League Youth Sport
Mission Viejo, CA
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
spiritleague.org

Talk About Curing Autism
Volunteer Inclusion Project
Irvine, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
tacanow.org

UC Santa Barbara
Improving Social Conversation Abilities in Adults with Autism
Santa Barbara, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
education.ucsb.edu/autism

UCI/Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Providing TALC to Patients
Orange, CA
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology
forockids.org

Wiley Center for Speech and Language Development
LA Speech Pre Vocational Training Program
Los Angeles, CA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
thewileycenter.org

Colorado

Extreme Sports Camp
Share Life with Autism as you Live it
Aspen, CO
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
extremesportscamp.org

Laradon Hall Society for Exceptional Children and Adults
Laradon's Assistive Technology and Sensory Equipment Project
Denver, CO
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology
laradon.org

Rhule Analytics Care
The Ujima Project: Creating Opportunities for Inclusive Structure Recreation for Children with ASD
Denver, CO
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology
rhuleanalyticscare.com

Special Kids Special Families
Zach's Place Center
Colorado Springs, CO
Category: Education
sksfcolorado.org

Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports
STARS Jr. Mentor Program
Steamboat, CO
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
steamboatstars.com

New Mexico

Abrazos Famil Support Services
Adult Community Inclusion Respite Program
Bernalillo, NM
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
abrazosnm.org

STE Consultants
Using Telemedicine to Serve Families in Rural New Mexico
Alamogordo, NM
Category: Education
steconsultants.com

Nevada

FEAT of Southern Nevada
FEAT Family Nights
Las Vegas, NV
Category: Education
featsonv.org

Knudson Middle School
iPads for Independence
Las Vegas, NV
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology
knudsonms.org

Oklahoma

Early Foundations Family Outreach
Access to Family Education
Oklahoma City, OK
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
effamilyoutreach.org

Sunbeam Family Services
Autism Screening and Support for Early Childhood Education Programs
Oklahoma City, OK
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology
sunbeamfamilyservices.org

Texas

The Arc of Greater Beaumont
Southeast Texas Autism Support Group
Beaumont, TX
Category: Education
arcofbmt.org

The Arc of San Antonio
Life Enrichment and Advancement Pilot
San Antonio, TX
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services
arc-sa.org

Brent Woodall Foundation for Exceptional Children
Familia PRIMERA - Family FIRST Spanish Expansion Program
Irving, TX
Category: Education
woodallkids.org

Child Study Center
Understanding and Treating Problem Behavior in Children with Autism
Fort Worth, TX
Category: Education
cscfw.org

Children's Journey to Shine, Inc.
Assistive Technology and Sensory Tools for Children with Autism
Friendswood, TX
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology
www.cjsi.net

Dallas Children's Theater
Inclusion at Dallas Children's Theater: A Model You Can Replicate
Dallas, TX
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
dct.org

Dallas Museum of Art
Programming for Children and Families with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Dallas, TX
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
dallasmuseumofart.org

Frisco Area Listening and Learning Center
Enhancing Therapy for Children with Autism
Plano, TX
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology
thefriscolisteningcenter.com

Growing Roots
Expanded Autism Class for Underserved Parents of Children with Special Needs
Austin, TX
Category: Education
growingrootsaustin.com

Journey Learning Center
Putting Together the Missing Pieces
Grapevine, TX
Category: Education
journeylearning.org

Merit Academy
Expansion of K-12 School with Preschool Program
Carrollton, TX
Category: Education
meritacademytx.org

The Monarch School
STEAMworks Makerspace
Houston, TX
Category: Education
monarchschool.org

Mustard Seed Autism Project, Inc.
Camp ABA
Arlington, TX
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
www.ABAacademy.com

Utah

The Family Support Center of Southwestern Utah
In-Home Visitation Respite
Cedar City, UT
Category: Recreation/Community Activities
utahfamilysupport.org

Hurst Wood Education Foundation
Clear Horizons Academy
Orem, UT
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology
clearhorizonsacademy.org

In 2013, Autism Speaks also distributed grants through both the Chapter and Regional Grants programs. Learn more about Chapter Grants here and Regional Grants here!