Providers: Apply for an Employment First Partner Grant!

Request for Applications: WI BPDD Employment First Grants

The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (WI BPDD) is seeking up to eight organizations to engage in community outreach activities that lead to increased community integrated employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Anyone committed to expanding integrated employment in their community can apply, including people with disabilities, family members, service providers, and schools.

Possible activities include hosting a community conversation about employment, presenting to employer groups such as the chamber of commerce, or connecting families new to community-based employment with families who are committed to it to share experiences and alleviate concerns.  Each grantee will receive up to $2,000 plus coaching and presentation materials to engage in outreach activities.

To learn more and apply, see the Employment First Partner grant applicationApplications are due by 5:00 pm on August 16, 2019. Contact Molly Cooney at 608-266-0266 or with any questions.