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Proposals requested for Autism Speaks Family Services Community Grants

(located this on the web. Please check the Autism Speaks website for specific application/proposal information) Autism Speaks Family Services Community Grants Proposal deadline October 12, 2007. http://www.autismspeaks.org/community/fsdb/grants.php "The Autism Speaks Family Services Community Grants will focus on building the field of services for individuals with autism and expanding the capacity to effectively serve this growing community. The Family Services Committee is seeking proposals for project grants in one or more of the following areas: Education; Recreation/Community Activities; Equipment/Support Technology; and Young Adult/Adult Services. Prospective applicants will be educators, trainers and service providers who work with individuals with autism. Autism Speaks will not award grants to individuals or fund an individual or family for participation in personal programs. The Family Services Committee encourages individuals to contact local providers and organizations to submit proposals. This first round of proposals is due October 12, 2007. The average grant awarded will be in the $10,000 to $20,000 range. Please visit http://www.autismspeaks.org/community/fsdb/grants.php for policies, procedures and application details. Funds are expected to be awarded in December, 2007. The next Autism Speaks Family Services Community Grants RFA will be issued in the first half of 2008."

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