DBHDS Has Expressed Interest in Organizing a State Team to Apply for the Business Development Learning Collaborative

March 30, 2018

You may have received a notice from DBHDS recently offering the opportunity to apply to become a member of a state team; ANCOR, of which VNPP is a State Association Member has been a partner with other national organization in the development of the grant and we have worked with them to provide guidance and editorial review.  I have included more information below which may help you to decide if this is an effort you wish to make:

Business Development Learning Collaborative Application Guidelines

HCBS Business Acumen Center

In addition, the following might be useful:

The HCBS Business Acumen Center equips disability community-based organizations (CBOs) with business resources, information, and training that promotes sustainability in a changing environment. Collectively, these tools support the development of business relationships between disability CBOs and health plans, integrated health care entities and other payers that result in positive outcomes for individuals with disabilities. While the HCBS Business Acumen Center is funded by a grant from the Administration for Community Living, the HCBS Business Acumen Center does not provide grants for other organizations.










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