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Sprouts Neighborhood Grant Recipients 2016

Through the third annual Neighborhood Grant program, funded through Autism Speaks’ partnership with Sprouts Farmers Markets, in 2016 Autism Speaks distributed grants to 38 organizations around the country for a total of $208,000. The programs along with their location are listed below by state. Learn more about the Autism Speaks local grant programs here!

Southern California Chapter Grants
New Mexico


Baldwin County Sheriff's Office Foundation
Project Lifesaver
Bay Minette, AL


Wired for Life Interactive Technology Integration Project
Phoenix, AZ

Civitan Foundation Inc.
Community Employment Project for Individuals with ASD (CEP)
Phoenix, AZ

Hacienda Inc.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Vocational Program - Technology Implementation Enclave
Phoenix, AZ

NorthBridge College Success Program
PEERS Social Success Initiative
Scottsdale, AZ

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center
Education, Training & Consultation (ETC)
Phoenix, AZ


Books Aloud
Youth Program
San Jose, CA

Children's Health Council
Early Support Program for Autism (ESPA)
Palo Alto, CA

Coryell Autism Center
Athletes with Autism Recreation and Sports Club
Santa Cruz, CA

Easter Seals Central California
Smartboard for Camp Harmon
Aptos, CA

EvoLibri Consulting
Santa Clara, CA

Journey of Choice, Inc.
The BFF Project Through POP-Events
Saratoga, CA

Autism Speaks Southern California Chapter

Autism Movement Therapy, Inc.
Autism Works Now Workplace Readiness Workshop
Van Nuys, CA

Desert Area Resources and Training
After School Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Ridgecrest, CA

Fullerton Cares Autism Foundation
Work Training Program
Fullerton, CA

If I Need Help
Treasure Finders Project
Santa Clarita, CA

Include Autism
School Inclusion Education and Field Study
San Diego, CA

National Foundation for Autism Research
Tech, Vocational Training in Software Testing for Young Adults and Technical Training for Teens
San Diego, CA

New Hope Therapy Center
Project Connect
Garden Grove, CA

Orange County Kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts
Irvine, CA

Resource for Education, Advocacy, Communication and Housing
Autism Communication Services and Training
Santa Fe Springs, CA

South Central Los Angeles Regional Center
Autism Outreach and Educational Campaign
Los Angeles, CA

Spero Vineyards, Inc.
Viticulture Vocational Training Program
San Marino, CA

Tara's Chance
Autism Equine Assisted Activity Program
Fullerton, CA

Team Prime Time
Prime Time Games Middle and High School Team-based Inclusion Sports Program
Los Angeles, CA

Tierra del Sol Foundation
Pathways to Employment through Community Service
Sunland, CA


Autism Society of Colorado
Opening Doors Program
Lakewood, CO

Community College of Aurora
Pilot Internship Program
Aurora, CO

Extreme Sports Camp
Telepresence & Training Capture System
Aspen, CO

Firefly Autism
Firefly Early Childhood Education Financial Aid Project
Denver, CO

Laradon Hall Society for Exceptional Children and Adults
Alternative School Sensory Therapy Room
Denver, CO

Rush Pikes Peak Soccer Club
TOPSoccer Thunder Program
Colorado Springs, CO

STARS Spectrum
D & D Group
Pueblo, CO


Altrus Assisted Living
Altrus DD Residential Program - Enhanced Training Pilot
Savannah, GA


Southeast Kansas Education Service Center
Greenbush Connects - Coffeyville
Girard, KS

New Mexico

VSA Arts of New Mexico
Arts Adventures Autism Respite Program
Albuquerque, NM


Family Resource Center of Northeastern Nevada
Social Activities for Families of Autistic Children
Elko, NV


University of Utah Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic
Sibling Group
Salt Lake City, UT

In 2016, Autism Speaks also distributed grants through both the Chapter and Regional Grants programs. Learn more about the recipients of Chapter Grants here and Regional Grants here!