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The HEAL Foundation supports organizations, camps and schools which enrich the lives of those with autism in Northeast Florida.

HEAL Foundation - Grant Giving

Applicants can request up to $2,500.

In 2023, HEAL's grant giving is focusing on smaller grass roots organizations to build, enhance and strengthen their programs. In keeping with the vision and mission of HEAL, funds for Spring and Fall grants will be considered for those who demonstrate our mission and vision.

Application Information

Spring grants: Apply April 1 - May 1 at 1pm

Fall grants: Apply September 1 - October 1 at 1pm

MISSION: Inspiring, educating, and funding services for those affected by autism in our community.

VISION: Make our community the best place to live for those affected by autism

HEAL Grant Guidelines:

  • A mission to enrich the lives of those with autism and related disabilities
  • Northeast Florida non-profit organizations, schools, camps or programs operating in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties
  • 501(c)(3) status is not required
  • Spring grants awarded in May focus on Summer camps, activities and programs.
  • Fall grants awarded in October focus on ESE classrooms/schools, educational enhancements, weekend and after school programs

If you are requesting an iPad or Chromebook, you must utilize the iHEAL application, which is available from August 1 - August 31:

Grants tab, "Apply for an iPad"

The HEAL Foundation will accept applications from nonprofit organizations, schools and autism-focused organizations. The Foundation values community-based collaborations, inclusive programming, or projects that incorporate parents, teachers, adults, and children as advisors, supporters, or volunteers.

In keeping with the vision and mission of HEAL, funds will be considered for grants that demonstrate aspects of the following:

  • Assisting organizations who enrich the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum
  • Focusing on improving the lives of children and families in Northeast Florida
  • Providing low-cost or free programs


Applications for projects, programs, or equipment, which will enhance, enrich, or improve the lives of children withASD and related disabilities are encouraged. Funds may also be used for workshops or assemblies to educate parents.

For personal financial aid grants visit Autism Cares or the National Autism Association.


HEAL awards grants in spring and fall. If you have questions on HEAL’s grant giving policies, please email us at or call 904-716-4198