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TCDD Funding Available for Health and Fitness Projects

July 12, 2011

The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) has funding available for new projects to address Health and Fitness for People with Disabilities.  

This announces the intention of TCDD to award funds for up to two projects that will demonstrate how appropriate supports may help people with developmental disabilities to participate in exercise and nutrition programs to help achieve their health and fitness goals. Up to $250,000 per year for up to five years for each of two projects is expected to be available for projects funded under this Announcement.

Proposals must be submitted no later than 5:00 pm Central Time, Wednesday, August 10, 2011. For questions about this Request for Proposal (RFP), call Wendy Jones at (512) 437-5411 or e-mail

The online application packet specific to this RFP is available on the TCDD website or may be requested in writing by U.S. mail, fax, or e-mail. Send written requests for application packets to Jeri Barnard, Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities, 6201 E. Oltorf, Suite 600, Austin, TX 78741-7509; fax (512) 437-5434; or e-mail Application packets must be requested in writing or downloaded from the Internet.

Individuals and/or organizations wishing to collaborate with others to develop a proposal may post their contact information on the TCDD website and/or contact others who have posted information.

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