The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities announces a multi-year funding opportunity of up to $250,000 for two years/ $125,000 in year one (excluding required 25% match) for a qualified entity to plan and implement projects designed to increase the number of individuals with I/DD who are engaged in competitive, integrated employment.
In accordance with Goal 3 Objective 6 in the NJCDD’s Five Year State Plan for 2022-2026, NJCDD will support innovative projects based on best practices to increase the number of individuals with I/DD who are engaged in competitive, integrated employment, including those who have high and complex support needs such as behavior challenges, medical disabilities, and mental health issues.
In order to be considered, prospective applicants must submit full project proposals to NJCDD within 84 days of this announcement (please see the timeline outlined below). Applicants are required to complete NJCDD’s FY2022 Grant Proposal Form and Budget. These documents are available at www.test.njcdd.org/applying-for-a-grant/.
Entities applying for NJCDD funding are strongly encouraged to review the Council’s Effective Grant Writing Guide and NJCDD Grant Budget Instructions and Match Requirements, also available at www.test.njcdd.org/applying-for-a-grant/ . These documents will help applicants ensure that proposals comply with established guidelines.
The selected applicant is required to complete state and federal assurances. These documents are available for your review at https://njcdd.org/state-and-federal-certificates-and-assurances/.