Grant Information

The California State Council on Developmental Disabilities (Council) administers grants to community-based organizations to fund new and innovative program development projects. All projects are intended to implement the California State Strategic Plan objectives and improve and enhance services for Californians with developmental disabilities and their families.

Program Development Grants (PDG) provides funding for new approaches to serving Californians with developmental disabilities that are part of an overall strategy for systemic change. Cycle 42 of grants will fund projects of statewide significance. The Council is looking for projects that fit any of the six State Plan goals. To view the last grants awarded for projects of statewide significance, please see the Cycle 40 selected proposals below.

PDG is an important vehicle used by the Council to meet both the federal and state mandates. PDG projects are the primary method of directly providing the resources needed to initiate new and innovative programs/services for Californians with developmental disabilities and their families.

Program Development Grant Cycle 42

  1. RFP
  2. Project Data Sheet
  3. Project Narrative
  4. Budget Detail Sheet
  5. Proposal Checklist
  6. Exhibit A-California Poverty Levels
  7. Exhibit B- SCDD Performance Measures
  8. Flyer
  9. SCDD Program Development Grant (PDG) CYCLE 42
    Questions and Answers
  10. Pre-bidders Conference Call Flyer

Program Development Grant Cycle 41

  1. RFP
    Orange County (Proposed Awarded Grant for Orange)
    San Bernadino (Proposed Award for San Bernardino)
  2. Project Data Sheet
  3. Project Narrative
  4. Budget Detail Sheet
  5. Proposal Checklist
  6. Exhibit A – California Poverty Levels
  7. Exhibit B – SCDD Performance Measures
  8. RFP Cycle 41 Flyer
  9. Question and Answers Posted February 6, 2018 (1 – 15)
  10. Question and Answers Posted February 15, 2018 (16 – 43)
  11. UPDATED TIMELINE FOR CYCLE 41 PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROCESS
  12. [NEW] Cycle 41 – Approved Proposals

Program Development Grant Cycle 40 Selected Proposals:

Selected Proposals (PDF)

PDG Cycle 40 – Questions and Answers:

Questions and Answers (PDF)

Other Cycle 40 Grant Documents below:

  1. RFP (PDF)
  2. Project Data Sheet (WORD)
  3. Project Narrative (PDF)
  4. Budget Detail Sheet (EXCEL)
  5. Proposal Checklist (PDF)