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Available Funding


The CDD 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 CDD 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

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2023 Language Translation Small Grant  

The New York State Council on Developmental Disabilities (CDD) is seeking grant applications that support the translation of existing documents or materials related to the CDD approved State Plan into other languages.

Follow this link to learn more: Language Translation Funding


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