Minnesota Funding Sources
Autism Recovery Foundation
The Canteen Grant is a small fund to help support and refresh those on the front lines of the battle against autism.
Autism Society of Minnesota
Scholarships for AuSM Social Skills classes and Camps, AuSM memberships, workshops, the Annual Minnesota Autism Conference, the Self-Advocacy Summit, and more are available for those who qualify.
HopeKids provides ongoing events & activities and a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with cancer or some other life-threatening medical condition. The most predominant conditions that qualify for HopeKids include, but are not limited to, cancer, heart defects, Cystic Fibrosis, organ transplants, Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy and Sickle Cell Anemia. Children with chronic medical conditions such as, but not limited to, diabetes, epilepsy and Spina Bifida may qualify if their treating physician deems that their specific medical situation (i.e. coupled with other underlying conditions and complications) is considered life-threatening.
National MS Society’s Financial Assistance Program
The Upper Midwest Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and several counties in western Wisconsin and Nebraska. Multiple sclerosis creates a range of challenges that can result in short-term financial crises, difficulty obtaining critical equipment and home or auto modifications, and diminished capacity to pay for MS-generated needs.
Proof Alliance FASD Support Grant
Provide opportunities to families in Dakota, Ramsey, and Washington Counties caring for an individual known or suspected to be on the FASD spectrum, who need financial assistance for unmet needs, to reduce caregiver stress and improve the quality of life for the family.
Twin Cities Autism Foundation
Provide scholarships to families in need of financial support. We are a readily accessible resource center for information families should know as they move forward on their journey with autism.