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
Area of EmphasisGrant Project Profile WebpageCounties Served
Building Community Capacity Through Collaboration Community HealthcoreGregg, Harrison, Marion, Panola, Upshur
Building Community Capacity Through CollaborationVolar Independent Living CenterEl Paso
Community SupportLight and Salt — Culturally Appropriate Family SupportsHarris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Brazoria, Galveston
Community SupportREACH Families — Culturally Appropriate Family SupportsCollin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant 
Community Supports / Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingWest Central Texas Regional Foundation – Leadership Development and Advocacy Training in Rural AreasBrown, Coleman, Comanche, and Runnels
Cross Cutting / Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingImagine Art ‐ Peer Support Specialist Living in CommunityTravis County
EducationEaster Seals - Developmental Disabilities Policy FellowStatewide
EducationUniversity of Texas at Austin — Texas Statewide Sibling NetworkTravis, Williamson, Hays, Harris, Denton, Dallas, Bexar, Hidalgo, El Paso
EducationTexas State Independent Living Council — Transportation Works Accessible Transportation SummitsGalveston, Hidalgo, McLennan, Travis 
EducationFamily to Family Network — Developmental Disabilities Policy FellowsBrazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery and Waller Counties
EducationProject Amistad — The ADTRC Peer Support Specialist Network (PSS-Institutions)El Paso
Education / Promote Advocacy Including Self AdvocacyTexas State Independent Living Council — Peer Support Specialists for Individuals Living in InstitutionsTaylor, Shackelford, Callahan, Stephens, Eastland, Jones, Cameron, Starr, Willacy, Duval, Jim Hogg, Hidalgo, Webb, and Zapata
Education / Promote Advocacy Including Self AdvocacyTexas State Independent Living Council — Leadership Development and Advocacy Training in Rural AreasTaylor, Shackelford, Callahan, Stephens, Eastland, Jones, Cameron, Starr, Willacy, Duval, Jim Hogg, Hidalgo, Webb, and Zapata
Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingDisability Rights Texas — Developmental Disabilities Policy FellowsStatewide
Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingThe Arc of Texas — Developmental Disabilities Policy FellowsStatewide
Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingFamily to Family NetworkBrazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Waller
Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingPaso del Norte Children's Development CenterEl Paso
Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingCoalition of Texans with Disabilities — Developmental Disabilities Policy FellowsStatewide
Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingEducational Programs Inspiring Communities — Youth Leadership DevelopmentHarris
Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingMounting HorizonsGalveston
Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingTexas Partners in PolicymakingStatewide
Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingSafe AllianceTravis 
Leadership Development and Advocacy Skills TrainingEaster Seals Central TexasStatewide
Promote Advocacy Including Self AdvocacyTexas Advocates — Peer Support Specialists for Individuals Living in InstitutionsTravis and Bexar