NOW AVAILABLE: 2022 Autism Direct Funding (ADF) Applications thumbnail

January 10th, 2022

NOW AVAILABLE: 2022 Autism Direct Funding (ADF) Applications

Autism Direct Funding is granted through a joint initiative between Sunbeam Developmental Resource Centre (SDRC) and Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR). Families may be eligible to receive up to $500 in funding (e.g. for summer camp fees, 1:1 support, respite or a skill development program). The funding is for programs occurring between April 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023.

Applications are considered based on equitable criteria and funding is not guaranteed.

Applications will be available on the SDRC website until January 31, 2022. Unfortunately, no applications can be accepted after the deadline. 

Please note: Funding is not available to individuals living outside of the Waterloo Region.

To apply, you can either fill out the online application form OR download the form directly to your computer and submit it by email to

If you are unable to access the application online, you can request to have the paper application form mailed to you.

Please click on the button below to access the online form: