Behavioral Services

Grant Links


ACT Today

Makes medical grants between $100 – $5000 for treatments including ABA, speech, OT, medications and home safety devices. Households with more than one child with ASD, and those earning less than $100,000 per year, will be considered first. Providers are paid directly.

Autism Family Resources Grants

One-time $500 grants are awarded to families in financial need; household income may not exceed $50,000 per year.  All funds awarded are paid directly to the vendor or service provider to pay for therapy equipment, safety equipment or services. Email requests for an application along with name, address, phone number and email address to .

First Hand

Provides funding for individual children with health-related needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted.

Fund it Forward

Helps purchase adaptive equipment not covered by health insurance.

Helping Hands Program, National Autism Association

Provides families with financial assistance to obtain medically necessary treatments, lab testing, and physician-recommended supplements for their child with autism. This program does not provide funding for ABA or other types of therapy, camp tuition, respite care, fencing, trampolines etc. Funding is extremely limited. Annual net income must not exceed $50,000.

PAF Co-Pay Relief

Provides direct financial assistance to qualified patients, assisting them with prescription drug co-payments their insurance requires relative to their diagnosis. CPR call counselors work directly with the patient as well as with the provider of care to obtain necessary medical, insurance and income information to advance the application in an expeditious manner.

Talk About Curing Autism: Family Scholarship Program

Provides limited financial assistance to qualified families who are pursuing treatment for their children with autism, but are struggling to find the funding.

TACA Family Scholarship Program

The TACA Family Scholarship Program is available nationwide to help with limited financial assistance for treatment by a Defeat Autism Now (DAN) or Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS) doctor.

United Health Care Children's Fund (UHCC)

Provides medical grants, up to $10,000, to children 16-years-old and younger who are facing a health related challenge, including autism. A family of four must make $100,000 annually or less. Applicants must be covered by a private health insurance plan. The UHCC pays additional costs not covered by health insurance plans, including copays, coinsurance and deductibles.

Children's Special Health Services (CSHS)

Children’s Special Health Services works to help children and families in Montana receive the healthcare and supportive services they need to live happy, healthy lives in their communities. We do this through programs that help educate families and providers, connect families to needed resources, and provide care for children and youth (0-21 years of age) throughout the state.