What About My Disease?

Some are calling autism the "disease du jour," and its fundraising coffers have the dollars to prove it. The Autism Society of America has seen its budget grow to $20 million, and a new advocacy group -- Autism Speaks -- raised more than $33 million in its first year of operation in 2006. It expects to raise that to $50 million this year. The 1,000 biggest U.S. private foundations nearly doubled their autism-related giving to $2.7 million between 1998 and 2005, the New York-based Foundation...Full Story
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