For as little as $650 you can help sponsor a qualifying family
that has a child with a disability on an Autism on the Seas Professionally Staffed Cruise.
Sponsor a Family - Your Donation creates a Grant
- Your Donation is awarded to families to assist them in obtaining the Autism on the Seas Services for a cruise vacation with professional staffed services, booked with Autism on the Seas.
- Donations to Sponsor families are tax deductible. The Autism on the Seas Foundation is a 501c3 tax-exempt organization.
- You can choose the name of the grant, or you can select to have your donation be added to our "Special Sponsors Grant" (grants donated by anonymous donors).
- You can specify demographics of the family/special need child recipient (age range, state or area of residence, member of an organization, ect).
- All Grant recipient families are verified for having a child with a diagnosis.
- All Grant recipient families are verified for falling within our foundations limits for financial need. More information can be obtained by contacting us.
- List of current Grants
|Grant Type||Donation||Sponsorship Benifits|
|General Donations||Less than $650, see General Donations below||None|
|Sponsor One (1) Special Needs Child||$650||None|
|Sponsor Up to a Family of 2||$1250||1 Shared Email
|Sponsor Up to a Family of 3||$1750||2 Shared Emails (per year)
|Sponsor Up to a Family of 4||$2150||2 Shared Emails (per year)
1 Facebook Post
|Sponsor Up to a Family of 5
(or 2 famlies)
|$2450||3 Shared Emails (per year)
1 Facebook Post
|Sponsor Up to a Family of 6
(or 2 families)
|$2750||1 Exclusive Email
2 Shared Emails (per year)
2 Facebook Posts (per year)
|Sponsor Multiple Families of 4||$2150 times # of Families||Multiples of the above, plus
2 Exclusive Emails
|Custom||Select your own amount (minimum $2150)|
*Donations (minus a 5% service fee and credit card processing fee of 2-4% if paid by credit card) is awarded to families.
Sponsorship Benefits for Businesses and Organizations
Any business (for profit or non-profit) that acquires a Family Sponsorship will benefit from the Autism on the Seas reach within the autism community.
- Listing on our Grant page
- A goCruiseMe Fund set-up to have others contribute even more to your Sponsorship
- Shared (with other sponsors and content) - Email blasts to the AotS contact list (over 40,000) - See number in chart above
- Exclusive - Email blasts to the AotS contact list (over 40,000) - See number in chart above
- FaceBook Post on the AotS Facebook page (over 180,000)- See number in chart above
- Custom Sponsorship's available (see "Custom" in chart) - Provides all of the above, plus
For making general donations (less than $650) that will be used for our general Vacation Financial Assistance Program, please visit our Donation Page.
For more information on the AotS Foundation, and our Programs, please see our Case for Support.
Complete this Form to "Sponsor a Family"