Request for Proposal Funding and Grants

Recreation, Arts and culture and Libraries Funding and Grants

Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities Mission and Proposal Intention

The mission of Cuyahoga DD is to support and empower people with developmental disabilities to live, learn, work, and play in the community. We believe people with developmental disabilities should be able to access and participate fully in a community where they are welcomed, included, supported, and celebrated. In support of this mission, we strive to improve the accessibility, depth, and breadth of services offered, and, ultimately, increase usage of Cuyahoga County’s recreation centers by adults with developmental disabilities.

 

Cuyahoga DD is currently seeking submissions for the following Requests for Proposals:

 

Type

Description

Amount

Recreation Services

for the development of new and/or for the expansion of existing adaptive, accessible, and inclusive recreation/leisure/sports activities to adults with developmental disabilities allowing for participation to the fullest extent possible.

15 awards of up to $15,000 each

Arts and Culture Partnership

for the development of new and/or for the expansion of existing adaptive, accessible, and inclusive arts and culture related opportunities to adults with developmental disabilities allowing for participation to the fullest extent possible.

14 awards of up to $10,000 each

Library Grant Program

for the provision of inclusive and accessible library programs and procuring inclusive themed books.

9 awards of up to $4,500 each

 

Complete details and request for proposal including eligibility, criteria, and downloadable proposal documents can be found at:

Recreation Services RFP: https://my.reviewr.com/site/recreationRFP

Arts and Culture Partnership RFP: https://my.reviewr.com/site/artsandculture

Library Grant Program RFP: https://my.reviewr.com/site/libraryrfp

 

The submission deadline is at 5:00 PM on 1/31/2023.

 

Information Sessions

January 12, 2023

The Cuyahoga DD will host virtual RFP Information Sessions on January 12, 2023, to give interested and eligible organizations the chance to ask questions regarding these opportunities. It will give providers a better understanding of interested applicants seeking out the project and if said applicants are qualified to complete the work.

 

Register for the Information Sessions

Arts and Culture Partnership, 10am, Register in advance for this meeting.

Recreation Services, 12pm,  Register in advance for this meeting.

Library Grant Program, 1pm, Register in advance for this meeting.

 

Questions for Information Sessions

Interested providers are encouraged to send their questions prior to the information session. Questions submitted will be answered during this session.

Send questions to:

ArtsandCulture@CuyahogaBDD.org 

Recreation@CuyahogaBDD.org

LibraryRFP@Cuyahogabdd.org