The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U. S. Department of Labor (DOL or Department), announces the availability of approximately $76 million in grant funds authorized by the YouthBuild provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) (Pub.
is the Department’s intention to align this Announcement with pending WIOA regulations.Under this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) (formerly known as a Solicitation for Grant Applications), DOL will award grants through a competitive process to organizations to oversee the provision of education, occupational skills training, and employment services to disadvantaged youth in their communities while performing meaningful work and service to their communities.
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2015, DOL hopes to serve approximately 4,950 participants during the grant period of performance, with approximately 76 projects awarded across the country.
Individual grants will range from $700,000 to $ 1. 1 million and require an exact 25 percent match from applicants, using sources other than federal funding.
The grant period of performance for this FOA is 40 months, including a four-month planning period.