Each year, TCDD funds approximately 35–45 grants. When funds are available, TCDD issues a Request for Proposals (RFP). Proposals that are submitted are reviewed and some organizations may be awarded a grant. When applicable, current and future RFPs are listed below. TCDD also provides events stipends and supports speakers on disability-related issues at conferences in Texas. For more information regarding applying for a grant, see Frequently Asked Questions.
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Requests for Proposals
Upcoming Requests for Proposals
TCDD plans to issue the following RFPs. TCDD issues RFPs every quarter and the order is subject to change.
- Aging Caregivers
- Developmental Disabilities Policy Fellows
- Local Leadership and Advocacy Training by Self-Advocates
- Next Chapter Book Club
- Support for Expenses for Research on Disability-Related Topics
Texas organizations that conduct qualified in-state professional or informational conferences, workshops or legislative advocacy skills training events can apply for grants to help more individuals with developmental disabilities and their family members to attend.
Disability-Related Speakers Stipends
TCDD has funds available to support presentations on disability-related issues at conferences in Texas. Funds for these grants are made available to TCDD by the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Translation/Interpretation Services Stipends
TCDD has funds available to support translation and interpretation services to reduce linguistic barriers to access services and supports in Texas. Funds for these grants are made available to TCDD by the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
TCDD does not accept unsolicited requests for funding. Funding opportunities for specific projects are announced on this page, through TCDD’s subscriber e-list and social media, and in the Texas Register.
TCDD welcomes innovative ideas and suggestions of activities to implement the Goals and Objectives in the TCDD State Plan. Email Joanna Cordry or complete the online Unsolicited Ideas Form to submit ideas for future activities.