Autism Speaks Major Gifts Program

Fund a Community Grant

Autism Speaks Family Services is dedicated to providing information and resources to improve the outcomes of children, adolescents and adults living with autism.

Fund a Baker Summer Camp Grant

The Baker Summer Camp Scholarship Program enables children and adolescents with autism who come from families with financial need to reap the social, emotional, and recreational benefits of going to camp with typically-developing peers.

Fund a Research Grant

Autism Speaks seeks financial support for the following initiatives in Science. We invite donors who are able to contribute $25,000 or more to support a specific research grant or program. You will receive periodic progress reports as well as opportunities to speak directly with the researchers.

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Helping those living with autism and their families

What is a Major Gift?
A Major Gift is a donation of $5,000 or higher unrelated to an event. Gifts can be made by individuals, corporations, foundations, or affinity groups. Gifts can come in many forms and payment can be spread out over several years.

100 percent of your gift will be applied to your selected program or project.

Why Become a Major Gifts Donor?
The Major Gifts Program provides opportunities to contribute directly to the program area or project of your choice.

Benefits & Recognition:

    Receive the Quarterly Update newsletter from President of Autism Speaks.
    Receive exclusive invitations to local events and discussions.
    Listing on Autism Speaks campaign web page and annual report.

Autism Speaks has dozens of programs and projects that need your support. We can structure your gift to best meet your needs.

For more information on the Major Gifts Program contact Melissa Halbridge, National Director of Major Giving, at or (646) 385-8590