Largest ADDPC grant cycle awards $515,000 in Summer 2019
Statewide council to fund projects to foster inclusion and research issues
by Sarah Ruf, Community Relations Specialist
PHOENIX—(July 25, 2019) The Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council is proud to announce more than $515,000 in grant awards for projects for Arizonans with developmental disabilities as part of our Summer 2019 funding cycle.
The largest award of nearly $120,000 went to the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions to pair up with Daring Adventures on inclusive recreation for students with disabilities in schools.
“We hope these projects further the work of inclusion in Arizona schools, workplaces and leadership spaces,” said Erica McFadden, executive director of the Council. “Whether it’s having conversations with police officers at Be Safe workshops or giving a boost to customized job training, we want to provide opportunities for everyone to fully participate in their communities.”
A full list of our new grant awards and contracts is listed below:
Research: Impact Analytica and Improvement Assurance Group: $92,000 to study Sexual Violence of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Arizona
Employment: Beacon Group: $70,000 for integrated employment programs
Conferences and Trainings - $10,000 each
Anyone can sign up for grant cycle notifications by clicking this link: signup.e2ma.net/signup/1843153/1794365/
For more information about the Council’s goals and efforts around Arizona, visit the Council online at https://addpc.az.gov/about
About the Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
The Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council is made up of individuals with disabilities, family members, professional stakeholders and state agency representatives appointed by the Governor of Arizona. We envision one community working together to achieve full inclusion and participation of people with developmental disabilities. We collect and publish research, fund grants, advance inclusion through advocacy and promote self-determination.
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