UCP Partners with DD Council on Stipend Fund

What is the Stipend Fund?

  • Individual and Family Stipend – Assists Tennesseans with disabilities and their families, especially individuals from diverse backgrounds, to attend disability meetings, conferences, and trainings
  • Organizational Stipend:
    • Assists an organization to support a number of Tennesseans with a disability and family members to attend disability conferences
    • Assists an organization to fund conference speakers presenting on disability topics
    • Provides stipends to Tennessee disability conferences
    • Provides stipends to organizations to support a Council priority:
      • 1) leadership development
      • 2) impacting policy and practice
      • 3) informing and educating stakeholders


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