Funding for CE is usually obtained from a combination of sources and referred to as blended when several funding sources combine their funds in a common pool or braided when several funding sources are used in conjunction with each other.
Common funding sources include state vocational rehabilitation, Pathways (VRP3), developmental disabilities agencies, One Stop Centers, and for transition age youth, school districts may fund CE as part of a transition plan. Other funding sources that are emphasized in CE are Social Security Work Incentives and PASS plans for those participants who are Social Security recipients. Small Business agencies are also sources for funding CE especially for self employment and resource ownership.
Achieving Customized Employment Outcomes Using Diversified FundingNancy Brooks-Lane, webcast from Work Support
Using Work Incentives to Fund Micro EnterprisesDave Hammis, webcast from Work Support
Medicaid Waivers: A Tool for Self-EmploymentMolly Sullivan, webcast from Work Support
Creating a Diversified Funding Base from T-TAP
A variety of benefits planning documents from T-TAP
SS Work Incentives online 5 part tutorial from Ohio Legal Rights