Paddle 4 Autism 

Paddle for Autism is a non-profit organization that hosts events around the Tampa Bay area! 
Their mission is to provide individuals with Autism and related disabilities with a friendly environment to be themselves. A time for them to have fun and an enjoyable experience. Also providing parents, families, caregivers and the community with resources and a network to provide support. 
step up for students

Step Up For Students (Gardiner Scholarship) 

  • State funded scholarship of up to $10,000
  • Continue to receive the scholarship until your child graduates from high school, reaches age 22, or attends a public school
  • Money in account can roll over from one year to the next
  • Applications accepted all year round, but funds are dispersed in September of the next school year


Lawyers Autism Awareness Foundation

Lawyers Autism Awareness Foundation (LAAF)


jacobs touch

Jacob’s Touch


United Healthcare Childrens Foundation

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation


National Autism Associations Helping Hand Program

National Autism Association’s Helping Hand Program


Autism Care and Treatment

Autism Care and Treatment (ACT) Today

  • Grants vary by year
  • Awarded directly to families
  • Quarterly applications
    • Due by January 31st of each year
    • Due by April 30th of each year
    • Due by July 31st of each year
    • Due by October 31st  of each year