The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.
Fiscal Year 2008: Outcomes are published annually and posted on the Internet at:
www.doleta.gov/Performance/eta_default.cfm. Fiscal Year 2009: Performance plans are published annually and posted on the Internet at:
www.dol.gov/dol/aboutdol/main.htm#budget. Fiscal Year 2010: Once finalized, Department of Labor budgets are posted on the Internet and are available at:
Uses and Use Restrictions
Eligible circumstances for funding include: Plant closures; mass layoffs affecting 50 or more workers; and special assistance, including health insurance coverage assistance to trade impacted workers and other individuals eligible under the Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009.
State (includes District of Columbia, public institutions of higher education and hospitals): Employment/Labor/Management.
Public nonprofit institution/organization (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals): Employment/Labor/Management; Training.
Private nonprofit institution/organization (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals): Employment/Labor/Management; Training
Veteran/Service person/Reservist (including dependents; Unemployed
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Applications for NEGs are submitted via the NEG Electronic Application System.
Submitted applications are reviewed by the Assistant Secretary for the Employment and Training and Administration and approved by the Secretary of Labor.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Title VIII, Public Law 111-5; Workforce Investment Act of 1998, Title I, Subtitle B, Chapter 5, Title I, Public Law 105-220, 20 U.S.C 9201.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 15 to 30 days. A decision on an initial application and monetary grant modifications such as requests for incremental funding, are made within 30 working days from receipt of a complete and responsive request.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: Title Workforce Investment Act of 1998, Public Law PL 105-220.
This program has no matching requirements.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Applications for NEG funds can be funded in whole or in part. Generally, NEG s are funded incrementally. Awarded NEG funds may be expended during the months remaining in the Program Year in which the grant award is made plus the subsequent two program years. Generally, planned project durations should not exceed 24 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.
Post Assistance Requirements
No cash reports are required.
Financial reports submitted quarterly.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
States are required to maintain adequate records in accordance with 29 CFR 95 and 97.
16-0184-0-1-504 - ARRA; 16-0174-0-1-504.
(Project Grants) FY 08 $0; FY 09 est $194,000,000; FY 10 est $0. (Project Grants) FY 08 $118,000,000; FY 09 est $84,000,000; FY 10 est $98,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Grants range from __ to __.
Recovery Act grants range from ___ to ___.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
20 CFR 652 et al., Federal Register of August 2000.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Contact appropriate Regional Employment and Training Office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Erica Cantor 200 Constitution Ave. NW
Room C-5321, Washington, District of Columbia 20210 Email: email@example.com Phone: 202-693-3500 Fax: 202-693-3500
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
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