Autism FAQ - Charities and Foundations

There are different areas you might choose to direct the resources you decide to put toward the autism issue:

The following are some organizations dedicated to raising and distributing money in these areas.

Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism
(support, research, and education)
Autism Society of America Foundation
Autism Research Institute
Cure Autism Now (CAN) Foundation
(research & education)
National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR)
Autism Autoimmunity Project
(research; specifically, funding Dr. Vijendra K. Singh's research on autism and autoimmunity)

See the sections "Organizations" and "Initiatives" for more contact information about these organizations and for other organizations that can use support.

These are some of the celebrities who have loaned their name for use in support of autism funding though they do not have autistic relatives.

Both Anthony Edwards and Dustin Hoffman have dedicated continuing effort to the cause. Naturally, celebrities who are relatives of autistic people often loan their names for similar use. See section Well-known Autistic People for list of celebrities who have announced their relationship to autistic people.