SUPPORT

Professional Support

 

The Ron Davis Autism Foundation needs your support to grow our community.

 

We greatly appreciate any support or services you can offer and invite you to get in touch with us if you feel drawn to our mission of empowering children and adults with autism to participate more fully in the life they choose.

 

We welcome support and contributions in the following areas:

  • Philanthropic and corporate partnerships

  • Funding and grant proposal writing

  • Fundraising campaigns

  • Research and development 

  • Translation services, particularly Dutch, French, German, Greek, Chinese, Russian, Italian, Japanese and Afrikaans

  • Business mentoring

  • Office space, supplies and equipment

  • Administrative services

  • Invitations to speak at autism-related conferences and large events, or other forums showcasing innovative new ways of addressing societal needs

  • Marketing, awareness raising and information sharing

 

Please contact us if you can help in any of the above areas, or if you feel there are other ways you can contribute to helping more people access Davis Autism programs and training.

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Donations

 

There are so many autistic children and adults in the world who are not yet able to participate fully in the life they would otherwise freely choose. The deeply personal impact this has on each individual and their family cannot be overstated.

 

Davis Autism programs help to address these constraints and transform the lives of people with autism as well as the lives of the people who love and care for them.

 

Your donation will help us unlock each person’s unique knowledge and capabilities so they can achieve their true potential.

 

All donations are enormously appreciated and essential for expanding our reach and ensuring our survival as a non-profit foundation.

 

Please help us where you can. Your generous gift of:

  • USD$20 can provide modelling clay and tools for an autistic individual to use during their program

  • USD$100 can provide a parent or teacher with a Davis Autism Approach Program toolkit

  • USD$750 can support a parent to attend a training workshop

 

​The Ron Davis Autism Foundation is registered as a charity within the United States of America (USA). If you are a taxpayer within the USA, your donation will be tax deductible.

Here are some of our priority projects in 2022

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Worldwide Access

Translation of materials so that more people can have access to the Davis Autism programs

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Workshop Scholarships

 for Parents, Educators, Therapists and autistic individuals

to attend a workshop

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Program Scholarships

For autistic individuals

and their families  to work

with a Facilitator

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Volunteer

 

A community is created by many people willing to get involved. We welcome help in a variety of different areas, and always need support in fulfilling our everyday operations. If you have some spare time and feel drawn to help us on our quest to make a difference in the lives of people with autism and their families, we would love to hear from you, contact us.

Our Sponsors

 

Our work  wouldn't be possible without our sponsors. These individuals and organizations support our mission of making the Davis Autism Approach accessible to those who want and need it

 

Ron Davis Autism Foundation proudly acknowledges our Foundation Sponsors, those who have donated $5,000 or more cash, or in-kind.

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Ron Davis Autism Foundation wishes to extend sincere gratitude for the years of dedication, commitment and tireless work that Lorna Timms gifted to Davis Autism. Lorna spent more than 12 years volunteering her time, managing every aspect of Davis Autism International - including program development, training and licensing, presenting workshops, and growing and supporting the worldwide community of facilitators. Creating the non-profit Ron Davis Autism Foundation was Lorna's vision from the very start, and she saw this vision to fruition. We are eternally grateful to Lorna for making it possible for people, anywhere in the world,  to be able to access the Davis Autism Approach through programs, workshops and scholarships.

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Ron Davis Autism Foundation expresses sincere thanks to Board President/CEO, Melanie Curry, for gifting her time towards to running of the foundation. Melanie donates many hours each week to ensure that her CEO responsibilities are fulfilled. This includes supporting staff, overseeing training, supporting facilitators and trainees, managing the website and foundation messaging, developing programs and resources, leading committees (hubs), managing translations and scholarships, and contributing to the foundation's events and fundraisers.

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Ron Davis Autism Foundation acknowledges our Board Director/Officer, Livia Wong, for contributing her time every week. Being the Vice-President, Livia gifts hours in fundraising to support all the good and important work, building connections both outside and inside of the organization. She also devotes a lot of volunteering hours in translating the Davis work to Chinese. Livia's dedication to helping the foundation achieve its mission is deeply appreciated.

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Ron Davis Autism Foundation expresses sincere thanks to Board Director/Officer, Jacqueline Ward, for gifting her time on a weekly basis.  Jackie donates hours to oversee the necessary financial responsibilities associated with her role as Chief Financial Officer.  She participates in global fundraising, local awareness, and community-based outreach monthly.  Jackie’s commitment to the Foundation is greatly appreciated.

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Ron Davis Autism Foundation wishes to acknowledge the generous support and expertise of senior writer and strategic communications specialist Sue Vittori, from Vittori Communications. Sue is a gifted communicator and skilled writer who has helped us craft our message in a clear and compelling way. In particular, Sue has written our very first case for support booklet, to help us attract crucial funding and support. We are grateful for Sue’s commitment to creating high-quality communication and fundraising resources for the Foundation.