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Notice of Cosponsorship Funds for
Leadership Training Conferences

The Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities (DD Council) is pleased to announce the availability of a total of $20,000 in cosponsorship funds for training conferences in Minnesota. Conferences should focus on leadership training and the development or strengthening of personal leadership skills, and marketed to people with developmental disabilities and their families as the primary audience. A maximum of $2,000 may be awarded to an agency / organization that meets eligibility criteria. Conferences must be held no later than September 10, 2001.

Eligible applicants: Minnesota associations / organizations of parents, people with developmental disabilities, advocates, providers, or professionals; Minnesota chapters of national organizations; or national organizations that are holding a conference in Minnesota. The DD Council reserves the right to award less than the maximum of $2,000 to an applicant association / organization, refuse to cosponsor a conference, or withdraw the availability of funds at any time.

Application deadline: Monday, January 22, 2001 at 4:30 p.m. For additional information or to request an application form, please contact:

Mary Jo Nichols
Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities
370 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street
St. Paul, Minnesota 55155
Phone: (651) 282-2899
Toll free: (877) 348-0505
TTY: (651) 296-9962


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The GCDD is funded under the provisions of P.L. 106-402. The federal law also provides funding to the Minnesota Disability Law Center,the state Protection and Advocacy System, and to the Institute on Community Integration, the state University Center for Excellence. The Minnesota network of programs works to increase the IPSII of people with developmental disabilities and families into community life.