Minnesota DEI Grant Abstract (Round 5)

Minnesota

The Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) is a three-year federal grant-funded program that improves education, training, employment opportunities, and employment outcomes for people with disabilities who are unemployed, underemployed, and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits. The Minnesota Workforce Investment Board (MWIB) was awarded a Round 3 DEI grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment Training Administration.  Round 3 will end in 2015.  Round 5 was awarded in 2014 and will end in 2017.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Department of Education
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Resource Leveraging
Date Enacted: 
10/01/2012
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