The Virginia Board for People with Disabilities is seeking Proposal Applications in response to its Competitive Request for Proposal (RFP), which are due July 30, 2021 by 4:00p.m. ET. Approximately $100,000 is available for one (1) grant award. Grant projects will begin September 1, 2021 and are 100% federally funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental of Disabilities.
The RFP titled Assessment of Information Access focuses on the area of community supports. Through this RFP, the Board will support culturally and linguistically competent initiatives to improve how people with developmental disabilities, their families, and their support networks identify, understand, plan, access and utilize available community services and supports. Funding will be considered for one grant project that is designed to result a clear and concise written assessment of qualitative and quantitative aspects of how and where people with developmental disabilities and their families currently access information about community services and supports across the life span, and recommendations for improvement. The assessment will support sustainable systems change to transform the current fragmented disability service system into a coordinated and effective system, thereby promoting the self-determination, independence, productivity, and integration and inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life.
Applicants are required to register with the Board’s DD Suite system in order to submit a Proposal. The 2021 RFP, Proposal forms & other important documents needed to complete an application in response to the RFP are available for download at https://www.ddsuite.org/index.
For more information on grants please consult the Grants Manual or contact:
Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
1100 Bank Street, 7th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219