Rehabilitation Services Administration

Grant Award Information for H126A180033

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 Minnesota, the VR program is located in a labor and workforce agency, and within that in a designated state unit that is primarily concerned with VR or vocational 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 Minnesota State Services 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: Minnesota State Services for the Blind
ST. PAUL, MN 55114
Contact person: Carol Pankow

Actual award(s) for H126A180033

Award infoAward throughAmount
CR-01 12/09/2017 1,682,235
CR-02 / CR-03 Award 01/19/2018 1,024,472
CR-04 Award 02/08/2018 487,759
Total   3,194,466

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ProgramFY 2018FY 2017FY 2016
Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants3,194,4669,005,8508,770,354
Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind186,047521,709520,746
Supported Employment (SE) Services for Individuals with the Most Significant Disabilities 69,94470,104


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