Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the fastest growing neurodevelopmental disorder in the United States, affecting approximately 1 in 36 children (CDC 2023).

CART’s goal is to change the world of families impacted by ASD by understanding its causes, improving diagnosis, and developing transformative therapies.

Private philanthropy is essential. No matter where your passion or interest lies, when you invest in CART, your gift has an outsize impact, for CART and into the world. Your donation will help sustain CART and expand its world-renown research, treatment, training, and community outreach.


How can I make a donation?

Click here to donate online

Donate by check:
To make a donation by check, please make your donation by check payable to The UCLA Foundation and specify CART Fund #618040 in the memo line.

Mail the check to:
The UCLA Foundation PO Box 7145 Pasadena, CA 91109-9903

Other ways to give:

Contact us to find out about more ways you can give. Whether its through your employer sponsored matching gift program, securities and wires, pledges, real estate, bequests, charitable gift annuities...the list goes on. Every gift matters.

Learn more and get connected:

For more information on giving to CART, please contact Christopher Carbado, Director of Development for UCLA Health Sciences, at (310) 562-6498 or by email at