The Center for Human Development (CHD)

CHD is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) in Education, Research, and Service. There are 67 UCEDDs that form an Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD). Since CHD is the only UCEDD in Alaska, we serve the entire state.

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Micro Enterprise Grant

The Micro Enterprise Grant (ME Grant) provides funds to qualified AK Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries to start a business, expand a business, or acquire an existing business. 


2016 - 2017
Application Deadlines Dates
August 24, 2016 
February 1, 2017
**Deadline-12 Noon**


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  • Alaska LEND

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    Alaska LEND provides graduate-level interdisciplinary leadership training.

  • Friendship & Dating

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    Friendships & Dating teaches adults with disabilities how to develop and maintain healthy relationships. 

  • Partners in Policymaking

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    Partners in Policymaking (PIP) is a program that promotes advocacy and leadership skills. 

  • Alaska Training Cooperative

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    Alaska Training Cooperative (AKTC) is a statewide cooperative effort to address workforce training needs. 


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      TAPESTRY is Post-Secondary Transition Program for students with intellectual and cognitive disabilities.


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