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OAR and the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P) invite autistic individuals and the people who surround them to submit an application for the 2024 Community Grant Competition.

Dedicated to funding community resources that enhance the quality of life of autistic individuals, the Community Grant Competition provides one-time grants ranging between $1,000 and $10,000 to support the production of these resources.

Projects must address at least one of the following priority topics:

AIR-PPhysical Health

  • Primary Care Services and Quality;
  • Community-Based Lifestyle Activities;
  • Mental Health Services or Supports;
  • Health Systems and Services; and
  • Gender, Sexuality, and Reproductive Health.

Adult Services and Supports

  • Transition Planning;
  • Employment and Higher Education;
  • Housing and Residential Supports;
  • Financial and Estate Planning; and
  • Adult Sibling Support
How to Apply

Interested applicants should read the Request for Applications, which includes a list of this year’s project priorities before applying through OAR’s online application portal. The application period closes on April 22, 2024. Winners will be notified in August 2024, with funding provided as early as September 1 and a grant period lasting through August 31, 2025. 

For questions or comments, please email