Ways to Give

However you decide to contribute, you are helping to advance SARRC’s mission to advance research and provide a lifetime of support for individuals with autism and their families.

For reference, SARRC's EIN designation is 31-1496646.  

Mail or Phone

To mail a contribution, please send to:

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center ATTN: Development 300 N 18th Street Phoenix, AZ  85006

If you would like to make a contribution over the phone, contact a member of our development team at 602.606.9881. 

Tribute Gifts

Double the meaning of your gift. Make a donation in honor or in memory of a friend or loved one. SARRC will send an acknowledgment to the recipient on your behalf (gift amount will not be included). Please include the name and address of the honoree or recipient with your donation. 

Donate online through our secure form

Fundraise for SARRC

Would you like to host a fundraiser to benefit SARRC? Please complete our event request form and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss next steps! To ensure mutual benefits are reached through our collaboration, please review our guidelines. All potential third party events will be evaluated in terms of their alignment with SARRC’s mission. Thank you for considering SARRC in your efforts! If you have a question or idea about a third party event, please contact our Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager at 602.218.8213.

Please submit your fundraising request here

Become a SARRC MVP

SARRC's Multiyear Visionary Partner(MVP) program is an opportunity for donors to make an annual gift of five years or more that will be invested in our vital programs, services, and research. Your multiyear pledge enables SARRC to plan for the future, extending our services far and wide, one community at a time. 

Learn more about becoming a SARRC MVP.

Planned Giving

Leave a legacy today through a planned gift. Help fund SARRC's services for years to come by selecting the future giving option that is right for you.

Learn more about the many ways you can make a lasting impact by clicking here.

Matching Gifts

There are many companies that will match-or even triple-your gift to SARRC. Effectively increase the impact of your gift by requesting a matching gift form from your employer.

Check online at Double The Donation to see if your company matches!



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Contributing Securities

If you are interested in transferring securities to SARRC click here to learn more. For questions or more information contact Andrea Levy, Chief Financial Officer, at alevy@autismcenter.org or 480.603.3295.

Donor-Advised Funds

You can recommend a gift to SARRC through your donor-advised fund. Click here to complete your recommendation.

Tops for Kids

Did you know that the cost of raising a child with autism averages $60,000 a year from when they are diagnosed (typically at age 3) until entering school at age 6 or 7?  Maximize your Arizona tax credit dollars and support families who are receiving the needed, vital treatment through SARRC’s Community School with TOPS (Tuition Organization for Private Schools) for Kids, a dollar-for-dollar tax credit contribution. You can contribute as much as $1,183 for single, married filing separate or unmarried head of household, and up to $2,365 for a married couple filing a joint return. The purpose of TOPS for Kids is to assist families who qualify in the Community School to receive financial assistance. Scholarships are given from the contributions of Arizona taxpayers who use the tuition tax credit program. TOPS for Kids is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

Facebook Fundraiser

You can now support SARRC on your Facebook profile by creating a fundraiser. SARRC has been the beneficiary of several types of generous fundraisers such as birthdays, weddings and many other milestones.

Visit the SARRC Facebook page to create a fundaiser here: https://www.facebook.com/fund/SouthwestAutism

Fry’s Community Rewards Program

SARRC is proud to be part of the Fry’s Community Rewards program and now you can help support SARRC every time you shop at Fry’s Food Stores. Visit the Fry's websiteto enroll in the program and search "Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center."

American Express Members Give Program

Members Give Online allows you to make a donation using your American Express® Card or, if you are enrolled in the Membership Rewards® program, you can redeem your points for a donation. Visit the American Express website for more information and to make a donation. Terms and Conditions for the Membership Rewards program apply.

Amazon Smile

Give the gift of a smile with Amazon Smile! Through Amazon.com, the Amazon Smile program donates 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible purchases to SARRC. To sign up visit smile.amazon.com and choose Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center as your charity preference!

Papa John's Pizza Promotion

SARRC and Papa John’s Pizza have teamed up! Receive 20% off your online order by entering promo code “AutismAZ” and 10% will come right back to SARRC. (The code can be used more than once.) View and print the downloadable flyer.

eBay for Charity

eBay sellers can donate a portion of their sales to SARRC! When listing an item for auction, select "Donate a portion to charity" and search for "Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center". The donation percentage can be 10-100% of the proceeds.

Visit our eBay charity page here.

Vehicle Donation

Interested in donating a vehicle to SARRC and receiving a tax deduction? SARRC will take your old car, truck, motorcycle, boat or RV off your hands. Click here to learn more. 

Valley of the Sun United Way

SARRC is proud to be a Valley of the Sun United Way Community Partner.  Please use #8806 to designate SARRC as the recipient of your United Way contributions.