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Wyoming Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities opens grant application

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities is currently accepting applications for the Bright Ideas Grant.

The purpose of the grant is to facilitate new and innovative projects and/or activities in the state that will empower people with developmental disabilities and their families, according to a press release. All applications are due prior to Jan. 12, 2024.

Grants are effective Oct. 1, 2024, through Sept. 30, 2025.

Per the release, projects or activities funded by the grant must fulfill the council’s stated purpose and vision. Projects must be innovative and should introduce something new or make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods or ideas. Durable goods and direct services cannot be funded.

The WGCDD is granting $75,000 for the 2024–25 grant period. Grant amounts can range from $1,000 up to $35,000 per project.

Visit https://wgcdd.wyo.gov/projects/mini-grants for more information and to apply for a mini-grant.

The Wyoming Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities is funded in part by the Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy.

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