SEEDS projects will enhance the capacity of Vermont communities to welcome and support people with developmental disabilities and their family members. VTDDC encourages applications from individuals and organizations with creative, new ideas that support inclusion, self-determination, and productivity.
“It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest."
Sow the Seeds of System Change
SEEDS grants aid projects in Capacity Building
VTDDC is pleased to announce that it will review a second round of applications for SEEDS grants. This unique opportunity supports innovative projects that increase community capacity to support Vermonters with developmental disabilities and family caregivers. SEEDS grants are nonrenewable awards that provide $10,000 to $15,000 in project support for up to one year. Seeds projects must:
VTDDC also places priority on projects that will improve the lives of people with developmental disabilities living in underserved rural areas of Vermont where there is significant poverty.
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Capacity-building activities include:
Do you know someone who could do incredible things with a SEEDS grant from VTDDC?
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assistance in either identifying an appropriate nonprofit sponsor or in obtaining support to complete the application, VTDDC will refer potential applicants to appropriate
Please note that for demostration projects, there are additional requirements.
Deadlines for the current round of applications:
NEW application deadline:
February 24, 2017
February 28, 2017
March 23, 2017
Begins April 1, 2017