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 SupportsHarris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Brazoria, Galveston
Mounting Horizons — Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingLeadership 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 Alliance — Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingLeadership 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, McLenna, Travis 
Texas Tech University — Project SEARCHEmployment Statewide
The Arc of Texas — Developmental Disabilities Policy FellowsLeadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingStatewide
UT Austin Texas Center for Disability Studies — Texas Statewide Sibling NetworkEducationTravis, Williamson, Hays, Harris, Denton, Dallas, Bexar, Hidalgo, El Paso
Volar Independent Living CenterBuilding Community Capacity Through CollaborationEl Paso