Direct Help Grant Application

Thank you for participating in our Direct Help Program. Our mission is to provide services, medical necessities, and educational tools to families who live in Central California that are affected by Autism. Please fill out this application in its entirety before submitting.

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The information included in this application will remain private and confidential and is used for Foundation use only.

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Child with Autism

Parent/ Legal Guardian

Parent/ Legal Guardian

Shipping Address (If Different From Mailing Address)

Dependent Children Information (Other Than Child Applying for Grant)

Doctor(s) Involved In Child's Diagnosis and/or Treatment of autism:

Requested Items to be Purchased by Foundation if Grant is Awarded
Note: Please be very specific with your description of monetary help or items needed for your child (make, model, color, etc.). At no time will money be awarded directly to families. All grant offerings are paid directly to the vendor and/or service provider. This may include tuition for specific classes, medical evaluations, learning materials, testing, therapies, etc. *If you are interested in additional items to total the allowed grant amount of $500, please email additional items, cost, service provider, vendor, or website/ link to buy items to

Previous Grants

Future Correspondence
Email is the preferred/quickest option when processing grants.

Electronic Device Form (Only Fill This Out if You Are Requesting an Electronic Device)
Information for this form can be gathered from the child’s parents, teacher, AT specialist, physician, or any other professional that can explain how this electronic device will directly help with the child’s autism. Please fill out this application in its entirety and remember to print clearly as illegible applications cannot be considered.

Note: This device is to be used solely to help the individual with autism named on the application and not for family members to use for personal reasons.

Name of People who helped to complete these questions:

Demographic Questionnaire
Please Note: This next section is optional and not required to be filled out in order to qualify for the Carlos Vieira Foundation Direct Help Grant. However, it is essential information needed by the Carlos Vieira Foundation when applying for funding which will allow us to assist more families.

Necessary File Uploads

All legal parents or guardians must sign below.

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