ACT is Canada’s leading independent, not-for-profit, specializing in providing families and professionals with evidence-informed resources to support the autism and diverse needs community with the information and training they need. In addition to developing our own resources, we provide an unrivaled information portal that responds to the diverse needs of our community across the lifespan, including the voice of adults, in multiple languages.
ACT is a registered charity. Our Charitable Tax Number is: #861691236RR0001.
Since the pandemic disruptions of 2020, ACT has focused on supporting families and autistic individuals through the COVID-19 crisis, while sustaining our online information and training resources that we have developed with the support of the autism community since 2005. For details of our strategy to continue supporting families and professionals with evidence-informed, community focused resources, see the Support Us page.
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Support Autism Community Training
We have several funds that you can choose to support in the Donate Online form which is processed by CanadaHelps. There are other ways to give listed below. CanadaHelps and Chimp can provide you with tax receipts online immediately. ACT also welcomes your donations by cheque and credit card.
For details of the resources we seek funding for visit the links below:
Recognizing our funders, donors and sponsors
ACT would like to thank organizations and individuals for their ongoing support, recognized on our funders, donors and sponsors page.
Other ways to donate
Should you wish to discuss your donation or sponsorship in detail, please contact ACT’s Executive Director, Michelle Schmidt at 604-205-5467 or [email protected].
You can donate securities here.
Directly by credit card or cheque
ACT accepts donations through Visa or Mastercard by telephone or by cheque. Please make all donation cheques out to ACT-Autism Community Training.
3823 Henning Drive, Suite 120B, Burnaby, BC, V5C 6P3; Telephone toll-free: 1-866-939-5188 Metro Vancouver: 604-205-5467 Fax: 604-205-5345
Donate to ACT via Charitable Impact
Charitable Impact is a B.C. based organization that connects people who want to make the world better with charities that are taking action on causes they care about. Donate here.
The United Way
Designate ACT to receive some or all of your United Way donation. Use our full official name, ACT- Autism Community Training Society, the city we are based in – Vancouver – and our charitable registration number – #861691236RR0001. Your contribution is counted towards the United Way’s annual goal, and they in turn send the amount you specify to ACT.
Employer Charitable Funds
Workplace funds such as Team TELUS Charitable Giving and other workplace dollar match employee contributions. Please maximize your gift by tying it to your workplace program.