12 Mar 2020

In recognition of April being Autism Awareness Month Service Dogs by SDWR will be sponsoring a Grant Program for Autism Service Dogs.  SDWR is the leader in providing access, training, and grant opportunities for Autism, PTSD, Diabetes, and Seizure Response service dogs.  The grant program is for individuals in North America diagnosed with either Autism Spectrum Disorder or Aspergers. 

The grant program helps provide recipients with funds needed to secure and train an Autism Service Dog.  “Our grant program is just one way that we give back,” said Dan Warren, Founder and President of Service Dogs by SDWR.  “Until we find cures for these invisible diseases, we can bring hope and comfort to those who are afflicted. This grant opportunity is just one way to help,” he added.

SDWR will be offering the following grant opportunities:

1 ea $25,000 Grant

2 ea $12,500 Grant

2 ea $10,000 Grant

4 ea $ 7,500 Grant

Applicants should visit the grant application online to submit.

Electronic Applications must be received during March 1st-March 23,  2020 at 12:00 pm Eastern  Eastern Time and Paper Applications must be postmarked by March 23, 2020.   Any applications received after the above deadlines will not be considered.  All applications (as defined below) are subject to the rules and regulations below. We will announce our recipient winners by April 2, 2020 which is World Autism Awareness Day.  

More About Service Dogs by SDWR:  Service Dogs by SDWR, Inc. helps families find local resources to help offset the costs associated with the purchase and training of a service dog. In addition, Service Dogs by SDWR, Inc. will host fundraising and community programs to help spread awareness and grow our programs, thereby reaching more families and providing increased access to our services.  For more information, please visit https://www.sdwr.org.

For more information about World Autism Awareness Month, please visit https://www.autismspeaks.org/world-autism-month.