Grant Funds Available for Serving Patrons on the Autism Spectrum

Applications are being accepted for the Autism Welcome Here: Library Programs, Services and More" grant now through December 1, 2018.

Application deadline: December 1, 2018
Grant funding period: April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020
Winner(s) will be notified: March 1, 2019

Each year, a total of $5,000.00 will be awarded. Depending on the applications received, one grant for the full amount or multiple grants for smaller amounts totaling $5,000.00 may be awarded.
Any type of library in the United States or Canada can apply, and the proposal can fund projects and services for any age group.
Applicants may propose to ...
• initiate a new, creative program or service
• bring an already-existing, successful program or service to their library for the first time, or
• enhance a program or service they already offer
All programs or services proposed must benefit people with autism or their families, directly or indirectly.
Funds may be used to hire a trainer to present a workshop, to buy program materials, to pay for staff, etc.

Download the application and other grant documents:

In addition, you can see previous grant winners' projects and materials.

The "Autism Welcome Here: Library Programs, Services and More" grant is sponsored by Libraries and Autism: We're Connected.

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