Requests for Proposal and Applications for Grants
Current RFP and Grant notifications. For past RFP and Grant information visit the RFP/Grant archive page.
The Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is pleased to announce the availability of a total of $20,000 in federal funds under provisions of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 (DD Act) (P.L. 106-402) to strengthen self advocacy in Minnesota through the Ambassadors for Respect/Anti-Bullying Program. Self advocates or transition students with disabilities, including individuals from diverse racial and ethnic communities, will take the lead in teaching and training elementary school children about self advocacy, and how to deal with and address bullying issues. The RFP is available to download. Application deadline is Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (7/2/18)
Nine Minnesota organizations were recently awarded cosponsorship funds for training conferences. The conferences provide opportunities for participants to learn about best practices, and develop or strengthen their personal leadership skills. The expectation is that these training experiences will result in increased independence, productivity, self determination, integration and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities and their families. (5/14/18)
The GCDD expects that suppliers who are awarded funds for grant projects and programs are in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, and other requirements. This is true regardless of the dollar amount involved, or the type or size of the business. These requirements include a record keeping system that is best suited to the business, and will help monitor and track income and expenses, and other financial and business transactions. More...