GCDD Announces Three New NoFAs (Notice of Funds Available)

NoFA Bidder’s Conference presentation PDF available at:

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is requesting proposals for initiatives that will help the Council achieve the goals outlined in its Five Year State Plan. You will need to submit an application using a web-based system called DD Suite.

All applications are due by 11:59 pm on February 6, 2018. This notice was posted on DD Suite on December 21, 2017.

Click on each grant number below for more information and to apply for each grant.

18ED1 SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE - GCDD is requesting proposals from individuals or organizations to address the issue of African American males in special education and to ensure these students will have equal access to quality education that can change their trajectory away from the school-to-prison pipeline. Grant amount is $35,000.

18ED4 MARKETING FOR INCLUSIVE POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION - GCDD is requesting proposals from individuals or organizations to develop an overall strategic marketing plan at this pivotal time in its evolution. The scope of the work will include creative development for a campaign to educate educators, students, and families through print, broadcast, and digital media channels. Grant amount is $25,000.

18REM1 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER FOR BEST PRACTICES IN EMPLOYMENT SUPPORTS - GCDD is requesting proposals from individuals or organizations to improve employment supports and outcomes for individuals with disabilities who want to work. Grant amount is $60,000.

Schedule of NOFA Events

January 16, 2018   Applicants’ Conference @ GCDD (10:00 am - 12:00 pm
January 19, 2018   Deadline for written Questions 
January 19, 2018   Deadline for written requests for Accommodation 
January 24, 2018   Answers to written questions posted on GCDD website 
February 6, 2018   Applications Due in DD Suite by 11:59 PM 
February 6-9, 2018   Application Review by Grants Manager 
February 12-16 2018   Selection Committee conducts first review and selects finalists 
February 19-23, 2018   Selection Committee interviews finalists 
February 26, 2018   Notice of Intent to Award posted on Website 
February 26-March 9, 2018   Contract Negotiations with assigned program staff 
March 9 -14, 2018   Complete Contract process (Signatures) 
March 15, 2018   Work Begins (or later)