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DOL Announces $15.6M in Grants for People with Disabilities to Thrive in the Workforce

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DOL Announces $15.6M in Grants for People with Disabilities to Thrive in the Workforce

July 1, 2016

On June 28, the Department of Labor announced the availability of approximately $15.6 million in grants intended to increase the participation of youth and adults with disabilities in federally funded education and training programs. The grants, which will range from $1.5 to $2.5 million each, will be issued by the Disability Employment Initiative to state workforce agencies to develop flexible and innovative strategies to engage more people with disabilities in employment services. Workforce agencies interested in applying may do so here. The deadline to apply is August 1, 2016.