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Notice of Cosponsorship Funds for Leadership Training Conferences

The Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is pleased to announce the availability of a total of $20,000 in cosponsorship funds for training conferences held in Minnesota. Conferences should focus on providing best practices information and leadership skills training. The primary audience for these conferences must be people with developmental disabilities and their families.

Conferences must be held no later than September 15, 2007. Eligible applicants are 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. Application deadline is Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007 at 3:00 p.m.  Please note: The GCDD reserves the right to award less than the maximum of $2,000 to an applicant, refuse to cosponsor a conference, or withdraw the availability of funds with notice.

You can download an application in PDF format here.

For additional information 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: (800) 627-3529 Minnesota Relay Service

Email: admin.dd@state.mn.us

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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.