Other 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.  



Interested in donating a vehicle to SARRC and receiving a tax deduction? SARRC will happily take your old car, truck, motorcycle, boat, or RV off your hands! Learn more »  


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. Get started today » 

Shop Beneficial Beans Online

SARRC's Beneficial Beans program creates possibilities, opportunities and self-confidence for teens and adults with autism who are working towards meaningful community-based employment. We offer a variety of exclusive products through Beneficial Beans include coffee, apparel, greeting cards and more. When you shop Beneficial Beans, 100% of your purchase comes right back to SARRC to support programs for teens and adults with autism. Shop Beneficial Beans products » 


SARRC is proud to be part of the Fry’s Community Rewards program! Support SARRC every time you shop at Fry’s Food Stores by choosing us as your selected charity. It only takes a few minutes to enroll and will have a great impact. Search "Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center" during enrollment. Get started here »   


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! 


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.) Order online using promo code: AutismAZ »  

Picazzo's Cookie Promo

Picazzo's Healthy Italian Kitchen created a cookie give-back campaign called Chip In for Autism where $1 from every warm chocolate chip cookie skillet is donated back to SARRC! Find a Picazzo's location near you »


The new CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act is designed to help you, businesses and nonprofits facing economic hardship during the coronavirus pandemic. View the key provisions of the CARES Act that may affect you and your charitable goals » 

View our 2020 philanthropic guide that outlines everything you need to know about giving before year-end and taking advantage of CARES Act tax benefits here » 


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.


You can recommend a gift to SARRC through your donor-advised fund. Complete your recommendation »  

SARRC's In-Kind Wish List

Donating an item from SARRC's Wish List helps our team support their clients on their individualized goals and therapies. Your generosity can make a huge impact and directly benefits children, teens, and adults with autism. View our Wish List »  

Host a Fundraiser 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. Submit your fundraising request online »  

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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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.

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 » 

Minted.com Fundraiser

Looking for the perfect greeting card or invitation? Minted.com will donate 15% off each purchase back to SARRC and you save 20%! Use promo code: FUNDRAISESARRC at checkout. Get started here »


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.



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 our MVP program » 


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 »


Make a secure, tax-deductible donation online here. You may also mail a contribution, please send to Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center ATTN: Development 300 N 18th Street Phoenix, AZ  85006. Or, if you would like to make a contribution over the phone, contact a member of our development team at 602.340.8717. 


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 » 

Donating Cryptocurrency

SARRC strives to accommodate our donors and supporters by making the contributions of cryptocurrencies simple and easy. By donating cryptocurrency, you can make an impact for individuals with autism and their families. Consider a gift by donating your Bitcoin or any tokens currently accepted on the Gemini Exchange here »