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Regional Grant Recipients 2016

Through the third annual Regional Grant program, in 2016 Autism Speaks distributed grants of up to $5,000 to 16 organizations around the country for a total of over $77,000. Grants were evenly distributed throughout the four regions of the country: Midwest, Northeast, Pacific Northwest and Southeast. The programs along with their location are listed below by region. Learn more about the Autism Speaks local grant programs here!

Pacific Northwest

Midwest Region

Van Buren Township Project Lifesaver 
Bloomington, IN

A Global Voice for Autism (Watson University)
Somali Autism Cooperative
Plymouth, MN

Autism Safety Education & Training (ASET)
Training for First Responders, Schools and Community Members
Grand Forks, ND

Autism Society of Wisconsin
Autism Sibling Support Project
Menasha, WI

Northeast Region

El Museo del Barrio
Work Experience Partnership
New York, NY

QSAC, Inc.
Supportive Fitness Program for Adults with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
New York, NY

Tech Kids Unlimited
"Affinity" Podcasts & Animations Weeklong Workshop
New York, NY

Bartram High School
Growing Minds Through Growing Gardens
Philadelphia, PA

Pennsylvania Autism Action Center (PAAC)
Sensory Integration Action Center
Brodheadsville, PA

Pacific Northwest Region

Autism Service Dogs of America
Community Skills Saturdays
Portland, OR

Haring Center
Developmentally Appropriate Treatment for Autism
Seattle, WA

Metro Parks Tacoma
Groovin' with Autism
Tacoma, WA

Converse County Sheriff's Office Project Lifesaver Program
Douglas, WY

Southeast Region

Move and Groove Cabin Sensory Equipment Project
Little Rock, AR

Livingstone Academy Autism Center
From Planting to Place-mats
Valrico, FL

The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project
Morgan's Place
Melbourne, FL

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