The California State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD), administers grants to community-based organizations to fund new and innovative projects. SCDD- Area Board 9 (San Luis Obispo, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties) is seeking contractors for program development grants.
Program Development Grants (PDG) provide funding for new approaches to addressing the needs of Californians with developmental disabilities that are part of an overall strategy for systemic change. Each area board selects one or more specific goals and/or objectives from the State Plan and seeks proposals that contribute to the implementation of the Plan.
The SCDD’s – Area Board 9- goals include:
- Children birth to 3 who are at risk of or have a developmental delay and their families receive the early intervention services they need to achieve their potential.
- Working age adults with developmental disabilities have the necessary information, tools and supports to succeed in inclusive and gainful work opportunities
- Individuals with developmental disabilities and their families have access to community based services and supports available to the general population (such as recreation, transportation, childcare, etc.) that enable them to live productive and inclusive live