Council News

Registration for the conference is now open to the public through June 11!

To register, visit: https://visitcheyenne.regfox.com/2021-wddc

*We will be recognizing and adhering to the State's Public Health COVID -19 guidelines during this live event.*


To learn more about the conference, visit:

2021 Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Conference

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 through June 30, 2021. To apply, visit https://form.123formbuilder.com/5917067/second-release-of-bright-ideas-grants-2021-2022


If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact:


Shannon Buller, Executive Director

307-777-7230

shannon.buller@wyo.gov


Or,


Kayla Green, Administrative Specialist

307-777-7358

kayla.green@wyo.gov



PUBLIC COMMENT NOW OPEN FOR THE WGCDD FIVE YEAR SATE PLAN 2022-2026


Each State Developmental Disabilities Council is required to submit a Five-Year Plan to the Administration on Community Living (ACL) outlining the intended use of federal funds allocated for its basic operations. Federal law mandates the plan address some or all of the Areas of Emphasis established by Congress. The Council is requesting feedback on the determined goals for the Five-Year Plan, which would be effective October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2026.


To view the document, visit

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Cvz8k5z1aGc-v6zPS-5ACfWodgKy21oZkIEVikBSd8Q/edit?usp=sharing


To provide public comment on the goals, please contact the Council by calling (307) 777-7230, or by emailing wgcdd@wyo.gov prior to June 13, 2021.


FOURTH QUARTER COVID-19 IMPACT SURVEY NOW AVAILABLE!


The WGCDD invites you to take part in our brief survey on the impacts of COVID-19, and how it is affecting services, community living, employment, etc. This is the fourth quarterly survey. Anyone can participate, even individuals who have not participated in previous surveys. Please feel free to share this information and link with anyone that may be interested. Your feedback is very important us. The survey will remain open through May 14, 2021.


To participate, visit https://form.123formbuilder.com/5887260/form

COVID-19 VACCINATION QUESTIONNAIRE AVAILABLE


The Wyoming Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities is seeking information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination process. Specifically, availability and potential barriers for people in Wyoming.

We invite you to take part in a brief questionnaire, which should take approximately 5 minutes to complete. Your feedback is very important to us.

While we do ask a few demographic questions, all individuals remain anonymous, and any information obtained will be strictly for data compilation purposes only.


To participate, visit https://form.123formbuilder.com/5887445/covid-19-vaccination-questionnaire

Interested in joining the Council?

If you would like to apply to be a member of the council, please contact Shannon Buller by calling

(307) 777-7332 or email shannon.buller@wyo.gov


Contact Us:

WGCDD

Capitol Hill Building

320 W. 25th St. Suite 119

Cheyenne, WY 82002

Phone: 307-777-7230 | Email: wgcdd@wyo.gov

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