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Regional Grant Recipients 2014

Through the second annual Regional Grant program, in 2014 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 and category are listed below by region. Learn more about the Autism Speaks local grant programs here!

Midwest
Northeast
Pacific Northwest
Southeast

Midwest Region

Autism Society of Minnesota 
ASD Preparedness Training Materials Translation
St. Paul, MN
Category: Education/Training

Integrated Behavioral Technologies, Inc.
Increasing Peer Acceptance and Appropriate Social Behaviors in Academic Settings
Basehor, KS
Category: Education/Training

New Dimension, Inc.
Partners at Work
Bay City, MI
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services

Oakland University
OUCARES Photoshop and Animation Program
Rochester, MI
Category: Education/Training

Wisconsin Early Autism Program
Parent Consultation Program
Brookfield, WI
Category: Education/Training

Northeast Region

The Center for Autism Research
Next Steps into Adulthood
Philadelphia, PA
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services

JCC of Mid-Westchester
Teen Beat: Saturday Night Out for Adolescents and Young Adults with High-Functioning Autism
Scarsdale, NY
Category: Young Adult/Adult Services

The Kinney Center
Expanding Kinney Center Recreation Programs
Philadelphia, PA
Category: Recreation/Community Activities

New York School for the Deaf
Consistency Matters: Creating a Model Classroom for Deaf Autistic Bilingual Learners
White Plains, NY
Category: Education/Training

SteppingStone Day School 
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Kew Garden Hills, NY
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology

Pacific Northwest Region

Benefit Equine Assisted Therapy Center 
Equine-Assisted Therapy Classes
Chugiak, AK
Category: Education/Training

Family Outreach, Inc.
Autism Insurance Services
Bozeman, MT
Category: Education/Training

Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaii
Honolulu Autism Family Support Group
Honolulu, HI
Category: Education/Training

Rhythm and Strings Music Therapy 
Music Therapy: Enhancing the Lives of Children and Adults on the Autism Spectrum
Portland, OR
Category: Education/Training

Shorecrest High School
Sensory Tools to Help Students with Autism Achieve Success
Shoreline, WA
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology

Southeast Region

Center for Child and Adolescent Development, A Project of Glenwood, Inc. 
The Kid Konnect
Montgomery, AL
Category: Education/Training

Easter Seals West Kentucky
Focus on Language
Paducah, KY
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology

The Florida Aquarium
Project FISH
Tampa, FL
Category: Recreation/Community Activities

University of Delaware Lab School
A Place for Everyone
Newark, DE
Category: Education/Training

Utopia GA, LLC
Finding Your Utopia
Savannah, GA
Category: Equipment/Supportive Technology

West Tennessee Hearing and Speech Center 
Cover-to-Cover Book Club
Jackson, TN
Category: Recreation/Community Activities

In 2014, Autism Speaks also distributed grants through both the Chapter and Neighborhood Grants programs. Learn more about Chapter Grants here and Neighborhood Grants here!

Click here to view the recipients of the 2013 Regional Grants program!