NJCDD FY-2017 Grant Opportunities

From January 20 to March 06, the NJCDD accepted proposals for a number of grant opportunities for FY-2017.  In accordance with the goals outlined in the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities’ 5-Year Plan, the Council accepted proposals relating to Self-Advocate and Family Member Training, Direct Support Staffing, and Special Education Advocacy.

The deadline to submit a grant proposal has passed, and we are now closed for submissions.

Please view our FY-2017 Grants Timeline (below) for additional details.  We will be announcing our list of successful grant applicants on May 26.

We thank all the organizations who submitted proposals, as well as all those who helped spread the word about our Request for Proposals.

Selected Grant Programs for FY-2017

Special Education – Grant Awarded to Statewide Parent Advocacy Network
Family and Self-Advocate Training and Resources – Grant Awarded to The Arc of New Jersey
Direct Support Staffing – Grant Awarded to The NJ Association of Community Providers



NJCDD FY-2017 Grants Timeline

January 20, 2017 —– Notice of Funds Available submitted to the public
March 06, 2017 —– Grant Proposals due back to the NJCDD by 5:00pm
April 15, 2017 —– Successful proposals selected by NJCDD Grants Committee
May 25, 2017 —– Successful proposals submitted to full Council membership for final vote
May 26, 2017 —– Notice of Award sent to successful grant applicants
July 01, 2017 —– Grant funds distributed to successful grantees

Although the Council only accepts Proposals for new project grants on a periodic basis, Mini Grants are available for application throughout the year.

Mini Grants

The NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities introduced a mini-grant process in FY-2016 to encourage new and innovative local activity that will result in meaningful benefits for people with developmental disabilities and their families.

Mini Grant Application Form
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