New Mexico Governor’s Commission on Disability: Quality of Life Grant ProgramDeadline: May 31, 2016
The mission of the Governor’s Commission on Disability (GCD) is to “improve the quality of life of all New Mexicans with disabilities. GCD works to address: economic self-sufficiency; social integration; political resolve; physical and program accessibility; and full rights of participation in the benefits of all individuals with disabilities.”
As part of its mission, GCD maintains the Quality of Life Grants Program (QOL). QOL provides small grants to improve or enhance programs and services that increase the quality of life of all New Mexicans with disabilities. Applications can be submitted in one of three categories:
- Service animal – community education and awareness
- Support groups for families of persons with disabilities
- Physical accessibility projects (excluding residential modifications)
Amount: Awards will range up to $15,000.
Eligibility: New Mexico nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) status, schools, religious organizations, or tribal-based organizations.