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 46 Program Development Grants – (Status: Pending Successful Completion of the Protest Period)

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Cycle 46 Grant Guidelines
Applications are no longer being accepted.

Cycle 46 Launch & GrantVantage Training Webinar (March 28, 2023) – [Recording] [Powerpoint Slides] [Webinar Q & A]
Cycle 46 Bidder’s Conference Call (April 25, 2023) – [Recording] [Powerpoint Slides]

Focus Areas

Application Resources

GrantVantage Resources

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Cycle 46 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.

Past Grants Awarded

2023 Cycle 45 Program Development Grants

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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 100% 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.