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Grant Funding


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 identified needs of people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and 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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Funding Opportunities

COVID-19 Response Small Grant Opportunity

The NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC) is seeking grant proposals from organizations that will support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), family members, caregivers, or service providers to promote engagement and advocacy, increase positive experiences and community inclusion, and/or reduce gaps in supports and activities, due to COVID-19. Up to $150,000 is available for this Small Grant Opportunity. The DDPC may award additional grants depending on the availability of additional funds, input from our Council, and the strength of the applications.

Learn more about the COVID-19 Response Small Grant Opportunity