Autism Speaks Family Services Community Grants

Autism Speaks is accepting grant applications for services that will enhance the lives of those affected by autism spectrum disorders.  Applications for projects that address specific areas of need in education, recreation/community activities, and young adult/adults services will be considered from community organizations in the United States, and should include a description of how grant funding will support new programs or expansion of existing programs.  Individuals are encouraged to contact local providers and organizations to submit proposals that meet the stated goals.  The average grant award will be in the $5,000 to $25,000 range.  Letters of intent are due June 10, 2010 with final proposals due June 25th. Visit the Autism Speaks web site for details.