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$3 Million in Grants to Vocational Rehabilitation Providers to Improve Job Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities - Pennsylvania

  • Synopsis: Published: 2010-05-20 - $3 million in grants for development of job creation projects to improve employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. For further information pertaining to this article contact: Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.
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Vocational Rehabilitation Providers Can Apply for $3 Million in Grants to Improve Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities.

The Department of Labor & Industry is offering $3 million in grants to foster the development of job creation projects to improve employment opportunities for individuals with significant disabilities.

Grant applications are due by June 25. Funding is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Successful applicants, in cooperation with the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, will implement innovative programs that will expand employment opportunities and provide services for underserved populations who are OVR customers.

Additional information and a grant application are online at www.paworkforce.state.pa.us, click on "Recovery Act Workforce Information" in the left navigation area, then "Vocational Rehabilitation," and "Vocational Rehabilitation Grants."

For more information about how federal Recovery Act funds are being invested to help Pennsylvania residents and businesses, visit www.recovery.pa.gov





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