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Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance

The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance awards grants to government entities and non-profits that work in providing assistance and support to people with disabilities. Grants are specifically aimed at funding projects which:

  • enhance the economic security of low-income working families
  • help public assistance recipients in achieving entry into the workforce
  • assist individuals with priority needs other than work-readiness in accessing appropriate benefits and services
  • enhance child well-being and reduce child poverty

Five $200,000 grants were previously made available for an HIV/AIDS employment initiative. Grant money could be used for skill development of those affected by HIV/AIDS or their health maintenance. The OTDA has also awarded funding to non-profit organizations for an Emergency Needs for the Homeless Program (ENHP).

Link to OTDA Grant page

Link to NYS Grants Gateway homepage


Click here to return to the State Grants by Departments and Divisions page