Current Grant Projects

TCDD grant projects address a variety of needs and areas of focus across the state — including competitive employment, education, health and fitness, positive behavioral interventions and supports, inclusive faith-based communities, local advocacy networks, leadership training, strengthening communities, and cultural competence and sensitivity.

Current Grant Projects
Grant Project Profile WebpageArea of EmphasisCounties Served
Coalition of Texans with Disabilities — Developmental Disabilities Policy FellowsLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingStatewide
Community HealthcoreBuilding Community Capacity Through Collaboration Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Panola, Upshur
Disability Rights Texas — Developmental Disabilities Policy FellowsLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingStatewide
Disability Rights Texas — Stakeholder Training on Guardianship AlternativesCommunity Support Statewide
Educational Programs Inspiring Communities — Youth Leadership DevelopmentLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingHarris
Easter Seals Central TexasLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingStatewide
Every Child, Inc. — Developmental Disabilities Policy FellowLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingStatewide
Family to Family NetworkLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingBrazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Waller
Light and Salt — Culturally Appropriate Family SupportsCommunity SupportHarris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Brazoria, Galveston
Mounting HorizonsLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingGalveston
National Disability Institute — Understanding Employment Options and SupportsEmploymentStatewide
Paso del Norte Children's Development CenterLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingEl Paso
REACH Families — Culturally Appropriate Family SupportsCommunity SupportCollin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant 
Region 17 Education Service Center — Family Involvement in SchoolsEducationBailey, Borden, Cochran, Cottle, Crosby, Dawson, Dickens, Floyd, Gaines, Garza, Hale, Hockley, Kent, King, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, Motley, Terry, Yoakum
Safe AllianceLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingTravis 
Texas Advocates — Grass Roots Community OrganizationLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingTravis, Williamson, Hays
Texas A&M University — Higher Education CollaborativeEmployment/Higher EducationStatewide
Texas Partners in PolicymakingLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingStatewide
Texas State Independent Living Council — Transportation Works Accessible Transportation SummitsEducationGalveston, Hidalgo, McLennan, Travis 
Texas Tech University — Project SEARCHEmployment Statewide
The Arc of Texas — Developmental Disabilities Policy FellowsLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingStatewide
University of Texas at Austin — Texas Statewide Sibling NetworkEducationTravis, Williamson, Hays, Harris, Denton, Dallas, Bexar, Hidalgo, El Paso
Volar Independent Living CenterBuilding Community Capacity Through CollaborationEl Paso
Texas Advocates — Peer Support Specialists for Individuals Living in InstitutionsPromote Advocacy Including Self AdvocacyTravis and Bexar