How Can I Apply for a Grant?

Arts Access Grant

The Arts For Autism Arts Access Grant is offered annually. Individuals or organizations that serve or will serve people on the autism spectrum may apply. Funds granted need to have a direct and immediate effect on the lives of people impacted by autism and must be used to expand or increase access for individuals to participate in or enjoy the arts. The minimum request is $1,000 and the maximum award is $5,000.  People on the autism spectrum are encouraged to apply. One Arts Access Grant will be awarded annually.


Application Deadline: October 1st, 2023

Grant will be awarded by December 31st, 2023

Community Access Grant

The Arts for Autism Community Grants will be offered to applicants on a rolling basis and are available to individuals or organizations that will serve people on the autism spectrum. The grant may be used for a wide range of projects (including arts-related), but funds granted need to have a direct and immediate impact on improving the lives of people on the autism spectrum. The minimum request is $1,000 and the maximum award is $5,000. People on the autism spectrum are encouraged to apply. Grants will be awarded based on available funds.


Application Deadline: October 1st, 2023

Grants will be awarded by December 31st, 2023

If you are unable to view or complete the application online, please email or call us for assistance.

info@artsforautism.net • 917-475-4580

How Are the Grants Awarded?

Our newly established advisory board will oversee the granting of funds raised at the Arts For Autism benefit concert. The board was formed in 2022 in response to community feedback about where money raised is being donated. We are excited to see where they decide to make an impact to support the autism community this year and beyond! Check our site later this summer for updates.

Members of the Advisory Board:


Christine Biernacki | Attorney & mother of autistic children 

Deborah Bonomo | Speech Language Pathologist 

Andrew Duff | Autistic actor from the TV series As We See It

Jill Frutkin | Actor & creator of theater curriculum for Stages on the Sound

Jayson Kerr | Broadway Actor

Andy Paris | Emmy nominated actor and writer known for The Laramie Project & Uncommon Sense

Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg | Pediatrician & mom of autistic son

Correy West | Broadway Actor

Presented By

Educational Travel Adventures (ETA) and Believe NYC

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