Grant Recipients

Our signature fundraising event, a first class golf tournament held in September of each year, raises substantial funds to support many excellent service providers that make a direct and profound difference in the lives of individuals affected by autism. The monies from that event combined with donations received throughout the year supports many wonderful organizations across Canada for very specific programs.

 

Unity for Autism is pleased to announce that in 2021 we dispersed $600,000 to the following 29 organizations:
Name of Organization
Purpose
Asperger’s Society of Ontario
ASD friendly virtual gaming sessions.
Ausome Ottawa, ON
Sports & fitness programs designed for children and youth with Autism.
Autism Dog Services, ON
To acquire puppies to transition to Service Dogs to address the wait list.
Autism Home Base Durham, ON
To support 100 adults in various recreational programs year-round.
Autism Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Chapter
Pre-school play group for youth with Autism and their care-givers.
Autism Society of Edmonton
Recreational respite program for children, youth, and teens with Autism.
Autism Society of Ontario
Interactive activity kits for underserved children, youth, and young adults with Autism.
Autism in Mind, ON
Purchase physical activity equipment designed for children and youth.
Children at Risk, Ottawa, ON
To provide camp subsidies to 20 low-income families.
Concord in the City, ON
To provide learning and work opportunities in a mobile coffee cart.
FOOTPRINTS, ON
To provide full day summer camp for 30 children at low costs.
Giant Steps Montreal, QC
Weekly karate class for all students.
Giant Steps Toronto, ON
Occupational therapy program.
Heartland Forest Nature, Niagara, ON
Woodshop mentoring program for young adults.
Hinchinbrook Farms, NS
Equine therapy sessions for 50 individuals.
Hope Air, across Canada
Flights for individuals with Autism and their companion living in remote areas to access treatment in larger cities.
Janus Academy Society, AB
STEM learning for children and youth with Autism.
Moose Jaw Assoc. for Community Living, SK
To provide full camp subsidies to extremely low-income families.
North Fraser Therapeutic Riding, BC
Equine facilitated therapeutic activities.
Oak Bridge Academy, ON
Therapeutic horseback riding.
Ontario Track 3 Ski Association
Adaptive ski & snowboard lessons.
PosAbilities Association of BC
Adapted sexual health education program.
Precious Minds, ON
One week summer day camp.
Proset Autism, Montreal, Ottawa, GTA
Therapeutic adaptive tennis program for persons with ASD.
SAAAC Autism Centre, ON
Therapeutic dance program.
Southlands Therapeutic Riding, BC
Bursary program for riders with ASD.
Woodview Mental Health, ON
To enhance technology, curriculum, and outings for students.
Xenia Concerts, ON
Community arts collaboration: music composition and performance.
Zajac Ranch for Children, BC
Camper allowance to cover registration fees.

TOTAL AMOUNT IN 2021 TO 29 ORGANIZATIONS IN CANADA $600,000