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EmployABILITY Business Grant

This grant is provided by Department of Rehabilitation

  • Grant Amount

    $20K–$200K
  • Open date

  • Application Deadline

About This Grant

California business owners: Grow your business, upgrade your hiring and create job opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

Part of the Demand Side Employment Initiative (DSEI) from the California Department of Rehabilitation, the EmployABILITY Business Grant offers small- and medium-sized businesses in California the opportunity to grow their businesses and upgrade their hiring.

How much are the grants?

The grants range from $20,000-$200,000. The amount rewarded depends on the availability of grant funding and the potential impact of hiring individuals with disabilities.

How You Can Use the Funds

  • Funding is available for, but not limited to, Consulting services
  • Equipment purchase and training,
  • New hire of individuals with disabilities cost reimbursement,
  • Physical location improvement,
  • Barrier removal,
  • Technical training

Documents Required

Eligibility Requirements

  • Owners of small- or medium-sized businesses based in California can apply.