Request Reasonable Accommodation Capital Reserve Account (RACRA) funds

If you are interested in getting RACRA funds for your agency, you must first submit an application to the Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD).

Massachusetts Office on Disability

Phone

This line is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F. Mass relay: Dial 7-1-1 and connect via main number.

This line is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F.

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Prior to beginning a RACRA application, please contact Evan Bjorklund, General Counsel at MOD, to discuss your request. Evan can be reached by phone at 617-727-7440 extension 27324 or by email at evan.bjorklund@mass.gov. 

How to request Request Reasonable Accommodation Capital Reserve Account (RACRA) funds

  1. Print out and complete the RACRA Request Form.
  2. Write a cover memo, where you must:
    1. Detail the costs listed on the form
    2. Explain your reasoning for the accommodations requested
  3. Attach your cover memo to your completed RACRA request form.
  4. Submit the original form, with (inked) signatures, and memo to:
    Massachusetts Office on Disability
    1 Ashburton Place 
    Room 1305
    Boston, MA 02108
  1. Print out and complete the RACRA Request Form.
  2. Write a cover memo, where you must:
    1. Detail the costs listed on the form
    2. Explain your reasoning for the accommodations requested
  3. Attach your cover memo to your completed RACRA request form.
  4. Submit the original form, with (inked) signatures, and memo to:
    Massachusetts Office on Disability
    1 Ashburton Place 
    Room 1305
    Boston, MA 02108

Next steps for Request Reasonable Accommodation Capital Reserve Account (RACRA) funds

Application review

After you submit your RACRA application, MOD reviews the agency application and possibly certifies eligibility to the Executive Office for Administration and Finance (A&F).

A&F then reviews MOD’s certification, and if they accept your application, it authorizes your agency to proceed with using RACRA funds for accommodations.

More info about Request Reasonable Accommodation Capital Reserve Account (RACRA) funds

The Reasonable Accommodations Capital Reserve Account, or RACRA, has been established to assist executive branch agencies in responding reasonably and responsibly to employee requests for reasonable accommodations in the workplace.

Applications are addressed on a first come first serve basis. Funds are distributed until they are gone for the current year. Once funds have run out, we encourage agencies that are seeking funds to reapply in the next fiscal year.

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Contact for Request Reasonable Accommodation Capital Reserve Account (RACRA) funds

Address
Massachusetts Office on Disability, One Ashburton Place, Room 1305, Boston, MA 02108
Phone

This line is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F. Mass relay: Dial 7-1-1 and connect via main number.

This line is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F.

Fax
(617) 727-0965

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