The deadline for this month's AutismCares cycle is October 22.

The applicants from the most recent cycle will be notified by November 5.

Apply now!

AutismCares is an Autism Speaks grant program that provides financial support awards of up to $1,000 for individuals with autism and their families during times of crisis or unplanned hardships.
AutismCares is a one-time grant that helps cover costs associated with critical living expenses on a case-by-case basis. The program pays bills directly to the vendor and does not provide checks for individuals or families.
Am I eligible? 
Individuals medically diagnosed with ASD and their family members who have experienced at least one of the following qualifying events in the last 90 days are eligibly to apply:
  • Natural disaster: fire, flood, hurricane, tornado, severe storm or earthquake
  • Death or critical illness in the immediate family
  • Loss of home through foreclosure, eviction or natural disaster
  • Loss of job for the primary income-earner
  • Violence: domestic abuse or crime

Examples include car payments, rent/mortgage, home repair, utility bills, childcare and funeral costs.

We do NOT fund food, clothing, toys, furniture, tuition, fences, technological devices or bills to local stores.

How do I apply?
Applications must be submitted online. Financial support awards are granted on a monthly basis. Applications must be submitted by the 22nd of each month to be considered for a grant in that month. Applications received after the 22nd will be reviewed the following month. The maximum Financial Support Award per family is $1000.

Click here to apply!

We thank the following generous supporters of AutismCares: