Special Initiatives and Grants

Disability Employment Initiative

Information about an innovative partnership working to link Minnesota youth with disabilities to gainful employment.

Shared Vision for Youth Activities

Details on Minnesota's development of youth partnerships at the state and regional levels, leveraging a variety of funding sources to create a seamless array of services to meet the needs of youth.

Higher Education Career Advisors Pilot

News about a pilot project equipping students in high school with career counseling so they have a greater chance to be successful in the workforce. 

Grant Funded Projects

Overview of the grants awarded from the Minnesota Youth Workforce Competitive Grant Programs. 

Upcoming Grant Opportunities

For information on upcoming youth grant opportunities, visit DEED's grants page.