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Texas Funding Sources

2 Dance 2 Dream

Provide dance classes and performance opportunities for individuals of all abilities, at no cost to their families.


Available for individuals with Down syndrome 18 years old or older who are members of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas and live in Central Texas.

The Alexander Vision Center

Provides free eye exams and glasses to low-income, uninsured children at their Fort Worth facility.

Amy Young Barrier Removal Program

Provides one-time grants of up to $22,500 to Persons with Disabilities who need modifications to increase accessibility and eliminate hazardous conditions in their home. Program beneficiaries must include a Person with Disability, must have a household income that does not exceed 80% of the Area Median Family Income, and may be tenants or homeowners.

Angel Flight Oklahoma

Arrange free air transportation for any legitimate, charitable, medically related need.

Any Baby Can Prescription Assistance

Enables families without medical insurance or who have exhausted all other insurance resources to apply for free or low cost prescription drugs.

Assistive Technology Fund

The Association of Blind Citizens operates the Assistive Technology Fund. Offers grants for assistive technology for 50% of the price of certain items.

Autism Rescue Angels

Providing financial assistance to autism families in the Houston area for medical, therapeutic or respite needs of teenagers 15 years or older with autism spectrum disorder.

A Wish with Wings

Grants magical wishes for little Texans with life-threatening conditions.

Be An Angel

Be An Angel provides a variety of innovative programs that provide activities, equipment and developmental care for children with multiple disabilities or profound deafness.

Bert's Big Adventure

Provides trips to Disney World for children 5-12 years old diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illness or is physically challenged.

Best Single Source Plus Program.

This program provides financial help for essential needs including rent, mortgage or utilities. The client must be in a financial crisis threatening their housing stability and live in Travis County.

BIG Love Cancer Care

Providing personalized care to cancer kids and their families at Texas Children's Hospital (Houston) and Dell Children's Medical Center (Austin, TX).

Blessed Be "Hope for Three"

Through their Family Resource program, we offer financial assistance to families in the Forth Bend County area, for assessments, treatments, therapies, services and supports that may not otherwise be covered by insurance.

Cancer Care Services

Provide financial assistance with medical supplies and equipment, supportive medications, transportation, health insurance premiums, nutritional supplements and other services to cancer patients, for little or no charge to clients in Tarrant County.

CARE and Candlelighters

Serves families with children ages 0-20 who have a special healthcare need or cancer. Parents receive support in navigating resources and connecting to community programs. Counties served include Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette, Burnet and Bell.

Casey's Circle

Help improve the quality of life for medically complex children, their families and their providers, while also strengthening their circle of care.

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Transition Hope

Provide financial assistance for families of children and individuals diagnosed with cerebral palsy in Central Texas. Grants can be used for medical equipment/devices, therapy, recreation, and support.

Children’s Hearing Aid Texas

(CHAT) program provides financial assistance and case management for auditory services and hearing aids for children in Central Texas. The child must be 0-12 years old and live in Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Llano, Travis or Williamson County.

The CJ Torres Family Assistance Grant

Tee Time for Autism is an organization dedicated to directly meeting the varied needs of individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders and to raise funds for family support, research, education, and autism awareness. Helping families in the Houston area that have a child under 18 years old with autism.

Dallas Hearing Foundation

Provide medical and surgical treatment, hearing technologies, speech and hearing rehabilitation, and educational support to those who are in financial need.

Dream Factory Inc.

Largest all-volunteer driven children’s wish-granting organization that does not limit its mission to children who have life-threatening illness. The organization believes children with chronic illnesses and disorders also suffer from substantial emotional and physical pain.

FACES Autism

Dedicated to raising funds to directly support and promote ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) therapy, education, services and treatment for children with Autism and their families.

Gill Children's Services

Gill Children's Services is a funding source of last resort that provides a safety net for Tarrant County children whose medical, dental, physical, social, psychological and educational needs have not been met by other community resources.

H2OPE Aquatics Program

h2ope provides an alternative recreational activity to help meet physical, cognitive, and psycho-social needs. This is a grant funded program and is free to families at the Euless and Dallas locations.

Heart of Texas Autism Network

Aids children and adults affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), their families and the community in the Heart of Central Texas area.

Heroes for Children

Offers several programs to assist families with children fighting cancer focus on the most important part of the treatment...the child.

Hill Country Special Needs Alliance

Committed to helping families/caregivers in the Four Points and Cedar Park areas of Austin offset the unique financial challenges affecting those with special needs.

Hope For Three

Provide financial aid to qualified families with children on the autism spectrum residing in Fort Bend County for therapy, supplies, safety equipment, respite or prescribed services.

Hope Kids

Children 0-18 years old in North Texas with cancer or a life-threatening condition can attend a wide variety of free activities that are focused on the whole family.

The Hunter Hinze Fund

Help autistic adults live their dreams and maximize their potential as they transition throughout adulthood.

Imagine a Way

Assisting families with a child between 2-6 years old, diagnosed with autism, not on Medicaid and income less than $100,000 with critical therapeutic services. Family must live in Travis or Williamson County or one of the Central Texas counties that borders Travis or Williamson Counties.

Kimberly Dixon Memorial Fund

Support an individual from the Austin area with disabilities who has low to non-verbal communication skills and/or intractable epilepsy in order to offer financial support for alternative therapies or treatments.

KNOW Autism

Helps families of individuals with autism better navigate the process of diagnosis, treatment, intervention, and education. They also provides funding for tuition and diagnostic assistance.

Marty Lyons Foundation

Applications will be accepted for “special wishes” only for children chronologically aged three (3) through seventeen (17) years.

Masonic Children & Family Services of Texas

Improving the quality of life for children and families of Texas

Project MEND

Accept donations of gently used medical equipment from the community (i.e. hospitals, clinics, and individuals) and refurbish, sanitize, and distribute the medical equipment to Texans in need. Some examples of home medical equipment available through our program include wheelchairs, power scooters, hospital beds, tub transfer benches, and all types of walkers.

Texas Elk's Grants for Special Children

Provides funding for services for children with disabilities that promote a higher level of independence. Also has a camp for children with special health care needs.

Texas Technology Access Program

Offers short and long term loan options for a wide range of assistive technology.

The Huckleberry Foundation

Provide direct assistance to families with special needs individuals.

Variety the Children's Charity of Texas

The Heart of Variety Fund is intended as a last resort for financial assistance for families of special needs children in need of medical equipment/devices, physical therapy, educational resources and more.


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