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Autism Speaks Awards More Than 140 Local Service Providers Chapter, Regional And Neighborhood Grants

More than $700,000 awarded to support innovative local organizations in the U.S.

Autism Speaks announced more than $700,000 to 141 local organizations through its Chapter, Regional and Neighborhood Grants programs.

December 19, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 19, 2013) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism and science advocacy organization, announced today that it has awarded more than $700,000 to 141 local organizations through its Chapter, Regional and Neighborhood Grants programs.

Projects funded by all three grants will expand existing programs to serve more individuals with autism spectrum disorder, and create new programs that demonstrate innovation in providing services to improve and enrich the lives of individuals with autism.

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!

Sprouts Farmers Market Will Raise Awareness During Annual Autism Speaks Puzzle Piece Campaign

In-store fundraising campaign returns Feb.27 to benefit local communities
February 26, 2013

PHOENIX (Feb. 26, 2013) - Sprouts Farmers Markets, one of the largest and fastest growing natural foods retailers in the country, will once again host a two-week Autism Speaks Puzzle Piece Campaign to raise funds and awareness for the autism community beginning February  27.  Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization dedicated to funding autism research, increasing public awareness and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.