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Promoting Self-Determination and Independence

Working to break down barriers and enrich lives

Funding projects to help people with disabilities live independently and participate fully in the community

The NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council is NY’s designated Council on Developmental Disabilities.
Advocacy, systems change, and capacity building efforts that promote self-determination, integration and inclusion.
Funding Opportunities
We award grants to not-for-profits, colleges and universities through a competitive request for proposal process to fund projects that fulfill one or more of the goals set forth in our State Plan
Publications & Quick Guides
Download current Quick Guides on practical life skills and check out publications that outline who we are and what we do

Council Meetings

The Full Council meets three times yearly to discuss, deliberate and vote on grants.  These are open meetings and comply with the NYS Open Meeting Law.