Skip navigation

Calls to Action

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!