By law, two percent of the state ABE appropriation may support supplemental services.

  • The purpose of this grant program is to provide assistance to all approved ABE programs for activities such as professional development, volunteer training, low incidence needs, and technological innovation through funding programs which can deliver these services effectively and cost-efficiently.
  • By funding organizations and programs that specialize in the delivery of such supplemental services, expertise and capacity building can be shared with all MN ABE programs statewide.
  • Literacy Action Network receives Support Services funding to project leadership on activities to support ABE program quality, and to convene and provide administrative support on state and federal ABE initiatives.