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DEED Seeks Proposals and Community Reviewers

DEED’s Employment and Training Programs is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for the Targeted Community Capital Project competitive grant program. Eligible organizations who can submit a proposal are non-profit organizations or government entities. Proposals are due on December 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm. The Request For Proposals (RFP), FAQ and a video presentation on...

 

Grant will help Minnesotans affected by the opioid crisis return to and stay in the workforce

The pandemic has upended many people’s lives, exacerbating a ongoing public health crisis that existed before the pandemic and continues to impact thousands of Minnesotans. The opioid crisis hasn’t gone away – and now Minnesota has more resources to help those both directly and indirectly affected by opioid addiction. This month, the U.S Department of Labor awarded the...

 

Higher Education Career Advisor Project Grants

I’m honored to announce that 10 organizations have received grants under the Higher Education Career Advisor Project (HECAP) for a total of $237,500. The organizations receiving grants will provide career exploration, career counseling, job search assistance, college information, current labor market information, and other resources to youth and families. All proposals were...

 

DEED Awards $1.3 Million to East African Community Economic Development and Workforce Programs

DEED has awarded a $1.3 million funding appropriation for East African Community Economic Development and Workforce programs to provide Minnesota’s young East African community members with workforce development training opportunities during the 2020-2021 state fiscal year. We know Minnesota’s East African community contributes to Minnesota’s economic vitality. These...

 

Ten New Grants Boost Nontraditional Careers for Women

I am pleased to announce that DEED has awarded 10 grants totaling $1,425,000 under the Women’s Economic Security Act (WESA) Competitive Grants program. DEED received about $3.6 million in funding requests, and only $1,425,000 was available for grant awards in the SFY2020-21 funding cycle. This funding supports programs statewide that serve women from eligible populations in...

 

DEED Grants Aim to Reduce Southeast Asian Economic Disparities

I am pleased to announce that DEED has awarded eight grants totaling $1.9 million under the Southeast Asian Economic Disparities Relief Competitive Grant program. This grant program funds organizations that provide services that relieve economic disparities to individuals 18 years and older from Southeast Asian communities through workforce recruitment and development, job crea...

 

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