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Request for Proposals: The Arc@Work Innovative Approaches to Community-Based Employment Initiative

The Arc of the United States is pleased to announce additional funding for The Arc@Work Innovative Approaches to Community-Based Employment Initiative, which will continue to provide people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) entry into meaningful, long-term employment.

Eligibility: Funding will be available to support Chapters of The Arc who are currently implementing innovative, community-based employment programs.

Due date: May 9th, 2018 COB.

Funding Available: The Arc of the United States will make available $210,000 to support up to 21 chapters in this initiative for one year. The award ceiling is $12,000 per grant. Due date is: May 9th, 2018 COB.

Format: The proposal should be no more than 5 pages in length and will provide a detailed description of your program, its impact on job placement for individuals with IDD, goals and objectives, and how this grant will help support your goals and objectives. The proposal should also include a complete budget and budget justification for funds requested, including in-kind and matching contributions.

The funding is open to all Chapters of The Arc that meet the applicant qualifications list in this request for proposals.

All applications, inquiries and questions should be directed to Stephane Leblois at or 202.600.3483.