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Regional Grant Recipients 2013

Through the inaugural Regional Grant program, in 2013 Autism Speaks distributed grants of up to $5,000 to 21 organizations around the country for a total of close to $100,000. Grants were evenly distributed throughout the four regions of the country: Midwest, Northeast, Pacific Northwest and Southeast. The programs along with their location, category and website are listed below by region. Learn more about the Regional Grants here.

Pacific Northwest

Midwest Region

Autism Action Partnership
Circle of Friends Social Skills Program
Omaha, NE
Category: Recreation/Community Activities

Autism Alliance of Michigan
AAOM Safety Initiative Training
Southfield, MI
Category: Education

Innovations for Learning
The Nicole Project: A Breast Cancer Awareness Program for Individuals with Disabilities
Merrillville, IN
Category: Education

Wisconsin Early Autism Project
Family Support Programs
Brookfield, WI
Category: Recreation/Community Activities

YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids
YMCA Family Hope
Grand Rapids, MI
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services

Northeast Region

Eden II School for Autistic Children
Eden II Diagnostic and Outreach Center (Innovative Training Webinars)
Staten Island, NY
Category: Education

Family Enrichment Network
SES Technology for Communication and Social Skills
Johnson City, NY
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology

Philadelphia Children's Alliance
Training Project
Philadelphia, PA
Category: Education

SNACK & Friends, Inc.
SNACK Musical Theater for Teens Program
New York, NY
Category: Recreation/Community Activities

Special Equestrians
Shared Program Design: Developing a Collaboration Manual for ASD School Programs and Activities Program
Warrington, PA
Category: Education

Pacific Northwest Region

Academy Schools
Success at Recess: Navigating Social Interaction During Free Play
Tukwila, WA
Category: Education

Autistic Community Activity Program, Inc.
The ACAP Mentor Program
Portland, OR
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services

Children's Therapy Center
Autism Foundations Program
Kent, WA
Category: Education

Specialized Needs Recreation
SNR Clubhouse
Coeur d'Alene, ID
Category: Recreation/Community Activities

University of Washington Autism Center
Apex Booster Program
Seattle, WA
Category: Recreation/Community Activities

Southeast Region

Advantage Behavioral Health Systems
ASD Training Initiative
Athens, GA
Category: Education

Home of the Innocents
Open Arms Children's Heath: Integrating ABA & Pediatric Health Services
Louisville, KY
Category: Education

Jewish Family & Career Services (JF&CS)
Comprehensive Adult Autism Support Program (CAASP)
Atlanta, GA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services

Louisiana Children's Museum
Sensory Friendly Family Nights
New Orleans, LA
Category: Recreation/Community Activities

Seminole County Public Schools
Consistency Counts: A Model Classroom for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sanford, FL
Category: Education

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