The DDPC provides funding (grants) for the development and implementation of demonstration projects in New York State. These projects are developed by the Council in response to the needs of people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Each project must fulfill one or more goals within the DDPC State Plan.
All projects are funded in accordance with New York State Public Finance Law and are subject to strict supervision by the New York State Office of State Comptroller. The Council Membership must review and approve every dollar spent on project funding.
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Accessible Info and Plain Language Training
The New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council is announcing availability of grant funds to fund one grantee the amount of up to $150,000 per year for 2 years ($300,000 total) to develop a plain language training and toolkit for agencies and other organizations to translate their communications in more accessible ways, including but not limited to visual samples, audio recording, and plain language writing.
Follow this link to learn more: Accessible Info and Plain Language Training | Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (ny.gov)
Language Translation Funding
The New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC) is seeking grant applications that support the translation of existing documents or materials related to the DDPC approved State Plan into other languages.
Follow this link to learn more: Language Translation Funding | Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (ny.gov)
The New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council is announcing availability of grant funds to fund a grantee the amount of up to $200,000 per year for 4 years ($800,000 total) to develop a decision-making curriculum for school-aged youth, and associated toolkits for parents and other service providers who support youth in the program.
Follow this link to learn more: Decision-Making Curriculum | Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (ny.gov)
Housing Resources for Independent Living
The New York State (NYS) Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC) is announcing an opportunity to fund one grantee up to $720,000 ($240,000 per year, for 3 years) to develop a comprehensive online repository of information on non-certified housing options available for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The grantee will also provide education to families and caregivers on housing information and the range of non-certified housing options.
Follow this link to learn more: https://ddpc.ny.gov/housing-resources-independent-living