BOSTON — Commonwealth Corp., a quasi-nonprofit under the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, has launched a request for proposal (RFP) for partnerships seeking to improve workforce outcomes for young adults with disabilities. Approximately $900,000 in grant funding is available through the Employment Programs for Young Adults with Disabilities. The average anticipated grant award will be $150,000 to $200,000.
Commonwealth Corp. is seeking applications from partnerships led by a community-based organization with demonstrated success in preparing young adults with disabilities for employment and providing support once the individuals are placed in a position to promote retention.
The Employment Programs for Young Adults with Disabilities Program is funded through a general appropriation act in the FY 2024 state budget. For more information and to access the RFP, visit commcorp.org/funding. Applications are due on Monday, Dec. 4, by 5 p.m.