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Education Travel Fund

The purpose of this fund is to:

  • - assist Tennesseans with disabilities and their families to attend meetings, conferences and workshops held around the country and in Tennessee.
  • - assist Tennessee conferences by providing stipends for people with disabilities and their families, and conference presenters

For more information or to download an application form, click here.

 

Submit the form by mail, email or fax at least 30 days before the event to:

 

TN Council on Developmental Disabilities
Attn: Alicia Cone
Davy Crockett Tower, First Floor

500 James Robertson Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37243-0228

 

You can also fax the form to 615-532-6964 or email it to alicia.cone@tn.gov. For more information, contact Alicia Cone at 615-253-1105.

Community Development Grant

This grant provides assistance to Tennesseans with disabilities or their family members to visit innovative programs in other states. Upon their return, grant recipients are expected to implement their Plan of Action for replicating and sustaining a similar program in Tennessee.

 

Who Can Apply?

    An individual with a disability.
  • A parent or family member of an individual with a disability.

Employees or compensated Board Members of a disability organization are not eligible for this fund. The applicant must not work for a company that will benefit from the project.

 

 

For more information or to download an application form, click here.

 

Submit the form by mail, email or fax at least 30 days before the event to:

 

TN Council on Developmental Disabilities
Attn: Alicia Cone
Davy Crockett Tower, First Floor

500 James Robertson Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37243-0228

 

You can also fax the form to 615-532-6964 or email it to alicia.cone@tn.gov. For more information, contact Alicia Cone at 615-253-1105.

Small Grants

The Council accepts unsolicited grant proposals throughout the year. If you have an idea for a grant project, please e-mail us at tnddc@tn.gov. The e-mail should include the following information:

  • - a brief narrative describing the concept, not more than one page in length
  • - a brief budget outline
  • For more information, contact Alicia Cone at 615-253-1105.