Rehabilitation Services Administration

Grant Award Information for H126A170021

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 State of Iowa, the VR program is located in an independent commission.

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 Iowa Department 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: Iowa Department for the Blind
Contact person: Emily Wharton

Actual award(s) for H126A170021

Award infoAward throughAmount
Award 12/09/2016 1,145,892
Award 04/29/2017 2,291,785
Award 06/30/2017 1,640,574
4th Quarter Award 09/30/2017 896,162
Relinquished 09/30/2017 -627,360
Total   5,347,053

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ProgramFY 2017FY 2016FY 2015
Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants5,347,0535,351,6005,351,600
Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind310,647315,736315,736
Supported Employment (SE) Services for Individuals with the Most Significant Disabilities57,00057,00057,000


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