State Council on Developmental Disabilities Grants Information

The California State Council on Developmental Disabilities, in alignment with the goals of its 5-year strategic state plan and under the direction of the State Plan Committee, issues requests for proposals (RFP) through Program Development Grants (PDG) on a yearly basis. SCDD’s successful grant projects are implemented by community-based organizations that research, develop and/or implement innovative programs and promising or best practices in local communities throughout the state and its diverse regions.

Current/Future Grant Opportunities

Cycle 47 Program Development Grants – (Application Submission Deadline: May 10, 2024)

Cycle 47 Grant Guidelines

Online Application

Cycle 47 Bidder’s Conference Call (March 28, 2024)[Recording]

Focus Areas

Application Resources

GrantVantage Resources

Submit questions in writing by May 1, 2024 to:

Cycle 47 Program Development Grants Technical Assistance (TA)

Sessions are for applicants to drop in with questions about the grant process, application platform, technical issues, etc. Staff will not provide feedback on programs or applications.

SDM-TAP Grants and Contracts

The Council has a total of $3,000,000 available to fund a maximum of five (5) SDM-TAP grant projects in two (2) areas of implementation: professional and family/individual. The Council will consider all proposal submissions and choose one (1) or more, but no more than five (5), with a minimum award of $150,000 and a maximum award of $800,000 per application that will not exceed the full $3,000,000 budgeted amount, subject to funding availability. The intended outcome is to increase awareness and successful implementation of SDM statewide, especially in underserved communities.

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Past Grants Awarded

2024 Cycle 46 Program Development Grants

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2023 Cycle 45 Program Development Grants

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Cycle 45 Grant Project Showcase Recording

2022 Cycle 44 Program Development Grants

Cycle 44 Grant Project Showcase Recording

Federal Funding Details

Cycle Program Development Grant (PDG) funding is supported by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award with funding by ACL/HHS.  The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, ACL/HHS or the U.S. Government.