Rehabilitation Services Administration

Grant Award Information for H126A160029

For Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides states with some flexibility with respect to the organizational positioning of the program within the state structure. In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the VR program is located in a state agency primarily concerned with vocational rehabilitation and other rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.

For Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants, the Designated State Agency (DSA) is the entity which administers state plan or supervises its administration. For this grant, the DSA is Massachusetts Commission for the Blind.

The Designated State Unit (DSU) - which is responsible for VR service delivery, policy formulation and implementation , and allocation and expenditure of funds - is the same as the DSA for this grant award.

Grantee: Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Contact person: David D’Arcangelo

Actual award(s) for H126A160029

Award infoAward throughAmount
CR-1 12/11/2015 1,413,336
85% of Budget 06/30/2016 4,689,013
MOE Penalty 07/08/2016 720,077
Reallotment 08/25/2016 4,500,525
Awards made during FY 2016 09/30/2016 356,808
Total   10,959,682

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ProgramFY 2016FY 2015FY 2014
Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants10,959,6829,406,1959,292,684
Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind669,384669,384680,552
Supported Employment (SE) Services for Individuals with the Most Significant Disabilities72,21172,29372,302
Rehabilitation Training - State VR In Service Training  16,829


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