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: For PY 2007, there were 8,191 homeless veterans who entered employment out of 13,060 total enrollments for an entered employment rate of 63 percent.
Program accomplishments are unavailable for PY 2008. Fiscal Year 2009: Current PY 2009 (July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010) accomplishments are unavailable. Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available
Uses and Use Restrictions
Projects supported with these funds shall provide for employment and training services and support services directly or through linkages with other service providers to assist homeless veterans to reenter the workforce.
Outreach is necessary and is to be performed by formerly homeless veterans.
State (includes District of Columbia, public institutions of higher education and hospitals): Employment/Labor/Management.
Local (includes State-designated lndian Tribes, excludes institutions of higher education and hospitals: Employment/Labor/Management.
Private nonprofit institution/organization (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals): Employment/Labor/Management
Veteran/Service person/Reservist (including dependents
According to the program"s Solicitation for Grant Application (SGA) or Standard 424, Application for Federal Assistance. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
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. Standard Form 424, Application for Federal Assistance, and Standard Form 424A, Budget Information shall be submitted, along with the technical proposal and budget narrative as required by the application SGA. This program is subject to the provisions of OMB Circular Nos. A-21, A-87, A-110, A-122, and A-133, 48 CFR 31, 29 CFR 2, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 37, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, and 99.
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management, and the Assistant Secretary for Veterans" Employment and Training are responsible for all funding decisions regarding this program.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987; Title II, Part C; Public Law 100-77, as amended; Public Laws 100- 628, 101-645, 102-590, 104-275, 105-41; 105-114, and 107-95; 42 U.S.C. 1447-1450; 38 U.S.C., 4111., Title II, Part C.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 60 to 90 days. Approximately 90 days.
Debriefings of unsuccessful applicants are provided upon request.
As noted in the SGA.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Usually awarded for a full program year (July through June period). Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Post Assistance Requirements
Quarterly reporting of program activity such as number enrolled, entered employment and retention in employment.
Through the HHS and Department"s E-Grants system.
No progress reports are required.
Federal Financial Report (SF 425) through the Department"s E-Grants system.
No performance monitoring is required.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-133. Subject to the provisions of 29 CFR Part 96 Audits of Federally Funded Grants, Contracts, and Agreements.
Financial and performance records to be maintained in accordance with the grant agreement.
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 08 $22,777,043; FY 09 est $25,340,431; FY 10 est not reported. - Program operates on a program year (PY) beginning on July 1 and ending on June 30. PY 2008 (Performance period July 1, 2008-June 30, 2009); PY 2009 (Performance period July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010).
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
In PY 2008 sixteen grantees received 1st year funding, thirty-four grantees received 2nd year funding, and ninety-one grantees received 3rd year funding at a total of $22,777,043. Grant awards ranged from $75,550 to $300,000.
In PY 2009 fifty grantees received 1st year funding, sixteen grantees received 2nd year funding, and thirty-two grantees received 3rd year funding at a total of $25,340,431. Grant awards ranged from $94,140 to $300,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Contact the Regional Administrator or State Director for Veterans" Employment and Training at the nearest office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Kenneth Fenner 200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Room S-1312, Washington, District of Columbia 20210 Email: email@example.com Phone: (202) 693-4728
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Based on criteria in the Solicitation for Grant Application.
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