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Small Grant Opportunities

Transportation Small Grant

The application period for this opportunity has now closed.

In recognition of the fact that sometimes a little funding can have a huge impact, the New York State (NYS) Council on Developmental Disabilities (CDD) is proud to offer these Small Grant Funding Opportunities:

  • Growing Advocacy ($5,000 - $10,000)
  • Conference Access ($1,000 - $5,000)
  • Language Translation ($1,000 - $5,000)
  • Inclusive Transportation Tier 1 ($2,000 - $10,000)
  • Inclusive Transportation Tier 2 ($10,001- $50,000)

These are annual grants that we release over the course of the year. 

Growing Advocacy

The application period for this opportunity has now closed.

The New York State Council on Developmental Disabilities (CDD) is seeking grant applications that support new and budding advocacy initiatives in New York State.

Follow this link to learn more: Growing Advocacy Funding

Conference Access

The application period for this opportunity has now closed.

The New York State Council on Developmental Disabilities (CDD) is seeking grant applications that support the participation of people with developmental disabilities, their families and caregivers at conferences, workshops, and events.

Follow this link to learn more: Grant Opportunity Announcement: Conference Access Funding

Language Translation

The application period for this opportunity has now closed.

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

Inclusive Transportation

The application period for this opportunity is now closed.

The New York State Council on Developmental Disabilities (CDD) is seeking grant applications to implement innovative transportation projects that support people with DD to better access their communities. Tier 1 applicants can apply for up to $10,000 to put towards improving transportation for individuals with IDD. Tier 2 applicants can apply for up to $50,000 to put towards improving transportation for individuals with IDD.

Follow this link to learn more: Inclusive Transportation Funding

Eligibility

Eligible organizations:

  • Nonprofit organizations (note: the lead applicant cannot be a for-profit organization; however, for-profit organizations may serve as subcontractors to the lead applicant) 
  • Public or private institutions, such as universities, colleges, or hospitals 
  • Disability-service organizations 
  • Community-based organizations 
  • Tribal organizations 
  • Consortia, groups, or partnerships among organizations 

 

Eligibility requirements:
All applicants must be a registered Vendor in the NYS Statewide Financial System (SFS). Proposals received from eligible applicants who have not been registered will be disqualified from further consideration.