The RFP solicitation period has now ended. The following information is for reference purposes only.
The Virginia Board for People with Disabilities is seeking Proposal Applications in response to two (2) Competitive Request for Proposals (RFP), which are due July 25, 2022 by 4:00p.m. ET. Approximately $300,000 is available for multiple awards. Grant projects will begin by October 17, 2022 and are 100% federally funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, Office of Intellectual and Developmental of Disabilities.
The first RFP titled Diversity, Inclusion & Visibility focuses on the area of public awareness through sharing of culturally and linguistically competent information about the contributions of Virginians with developmental disabilities to their communities. Grant projects must also increase the overall public awareness of the Board’s mission and message to position it as a leader in the DD community, through effective outreach and interaction with stakeholders and the general public. The Board may fund up to $250,000 to one organization under this RFP.
Projects funded under the second RFP titled Strengthening Self-Advocacy in Virginia must be designed to strengthen an existing self-advocacy organization, or program within an organization, led by individuals with developmental disabilities, by improving an organization’s skill set, structure and/or work to effect policy change. The Board has reserved total funding of up to $50,000 for one or more projects under this RFP.
Grantee Tip Sheets
Applicants are required to register with the Board’s DD Suite system in order to submit a Proposal. The 2023 RFP, Proposal forms & other important documents needed to complete an application in response to each RFP are available for download at https://www.ddsuite.org/index.
Board staff will hold a virtual Technical Assistance Zoom webinar on July 14, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET, for applicants interested in learning more about submitting a proposal application. Advance registration is required. The Zoom registration link is:
For more information on grants please consult the Grants Manual or contact:
Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
1100 Bank Street, 7th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219