WYOMING GOVERNOR’S COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES NOTICE OF FUNDS AVAILABLE
The Wyoming Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities (WGCDD) is announcing $75,000.00 of available grant funds for the 2021-2022 Bright Ideas Grant. Individual grants can range from $1,000.00 -$50,000.00 per project. The purpose of the Bright Ideas Mini-Grant is to facilitate innovative projects and/or activities in the state that will empower people with developmental disabilities and their families. Projects or activities funded by a Mini-Grant must fulfill the Council’s stated purpose and vision.
The application process will remain open from December 22, 2020 Through January 30, 2021. For more information about the grant, or to apply, Click Here.
WYOMING DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY NETWORK VACCINATION PRIORITIZATION LETTER
The Wyoming DD Network, consisting of Wyoming Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities (WGCDD), Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND), and Protection and Advocacy Systems, Inc. (P & A), composed and distributed to officials at the Wyoming Department of Health a letter requesting consideration for vaccination prioritization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and direct support professionals who support them in the department's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan.
Click HERE to read the letter which was sent December 07, 2020.
On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush singed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law, expanding equal opportunity to individuals with disabilities. This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the passage of this historic law. Many Wyoming organizations, as well as individuals, are celebrating the anniversary through various electronic platforms and venues.