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

Minnesota's development of youth partnerships at the state and regional levels, leveraging various funding sources.

Higher Education Career Advisors Pilot

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

Youth at Work Competitive Grants

Grants to provide summer and/or year-round work experience and introduction to career pathways for youth.

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.