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SPARKS Grant Applications Now Open for 2021-2022

SPARKS Grant Applications Now Open for 2021-2022

BPDD’s Sparks grants have a new focus!  The 2021-22 Sparks grants of $500 to $5,000 are designed to: Give people with disabilities more social connections by participating in inclusive community activities. Help individuals and organizations understand how to provide...

Partners in Policymaking Applications Now Available

Partners in Policymaking Applications Now Available

Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking is an advocacy and systems change training program designed to develop a group of future leaders across the state who are able to work with legislators and communities on policies and initiatives that will support the full...

New Video out on the Self-Determination YouTube Channel!

New Video out on the Self-Determination YouTube Channel!

A new video is out from the Self-Determination YouTube Channel! In this video, hosts Ashley Mathy and Cindy Bentley share ideas on how job coaches and workers with disabilities can better communicate with each other and work together. Share the video with your friends...

COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Grants and Vaccine Helpline

COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Grants and Vaccine Helpline

COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Grants and Vaccine Helpline We have selected six grantees for our new COVID-19 Vaccine Community Outreach grants!  These grants focus on organizing outreach efforts and vaccination events for traditionally under-served groups of people with...

What’s the Word: July 2021

What’s the Word: July 2021

Each month BPDD features a different leader in Wisconsin living with a disability. “What’s the Word?” is an opportunity to hear directly from self-advocates about what’s important to them. This month's column comes from a letter to the editor submitted by BPDD board...

Self-Determination Conference Registration Opens August 2nd!

Self-Determination Conference Registration Opens August 2nd!

Self determination means taking control of your life. Join us in October for one of the biggest events for people with disabilities and the people who support them. Learn how to live more independently, participate more in your community, and direct your public funds...

Self Determination Conference Exhibitor Applications Available

Self Determination Conference Exhibitor Applications Available

Application Requests are now available for the 2021 Self-Determination Conference. Turning Vision into Reality! October 18-20, 2021 Calling all Wisconsin organizations that support self-determination and self-directed support in Wisconsin. We encourage you to submit...

New COVID Vaccine Outreach to Caregivers Grant through BPDD

New COVID Vaccine Outreach to Caregivers Grant through BPDD

We have new COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach TO CAREGIVER grants available! Support your paid and unpaid caregivers in getting the COVID-19 vaccine through outreach and vaccination events.   What are the COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach grants? These grants are for organizing...

BPDD COVID-19 Vaccine Helpline

BPDD COVID-19 Vaccine Helpline

BPDD COVID-19 Vaccine Helpline Call 608-266-7826 Monday- Friday from 10am-4pm   Starting Tuesday, June 8th at 10am, the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities will be providing help for adults and children with disabilities, their families,...

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