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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!

Midwest
Northeast
Pacific Northwest
Southeast

Midwest Region

Van Buren Township Project Lifesaver 
Bloomington, IN
vanburenfire.org

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

Autism Safety Education & Training (ASET)
Training for First Responders, Schools and Community Members
Grand Forks, ND
aset911.com

Autism Society of Wisconsin
Autism Sibling Support Project
Menasha, WI
asw4autism.org

Northeast Region

El Museo del Barrio
Work Experience Partnership
New York, NY 
emuseo.org

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

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

Bartram High School
Growing Minds Through Growing Gardens
Philadelphia, PA
bartramhigh.net

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

Pacific Northwest Region

Autism Service Dogs of America
Community Skills Saturdays
Portland, OR
autismservicedogsofamerica.org

Haring Center
Developmentally Appropriate Treatment for Autism
Seattle, WA
haringcenter.org

Metro Parks Tacoma
Groovin' with Autism
Tacoma, WA
metrparkstacoma.org

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

Southeast Region

A-Camp
Move and Groove Cabin Sensory Equipment Project
Little Rock, AR
acamp4kids.com

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

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

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!