The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Employment and Training Grants and Housing Assistance Grants

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U. S. Department of Labor (DOL, or the Department, or we), announces the availability of approximately $81,402,000 in grant funds authorized by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Section 167 for National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP)

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Employment and Training Grants and Housing Assistance Grants.

This Announcement solicits applications for the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Employment and Training Grants and Housing Assistance Grants.

The purpose of this program is to assist eligible Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers (MSFWs) and their dependents, including youth MSFWs, receive career services, training services, housing assistance services, youth services, and other related assistance services that help retain and stabilize their current agriculture jobs as well as acquire new skills they need to start careers that provide higher wages and stable, year-round employment.

To support better economic outcomes for farmworkers, NFJP also works to meet a critical need for quality housing.

Of the approximately $81,402,000 available, the Department intends to award approximately $75,885,000 for Employment and Training Grants and $5,517,000 for Housing Assistance Grants.

These awards will have a 4-year period of performance and will fund program years (PY) 2016-2019, that is, July 1 2016-June 30, 202 0.
Related Programs

National Farmworker Jobs Program

Department of Labor


Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Employment and Training Administration

Estimated Funding: $81,402,000


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Not Available

Additional Information of Eligibility:
The following organizations are eligible to apply: • State and Local Workforce Development Boards • State Agencies • State Government • County Government • City or Township Government • Public/State Controlled Institution of Higher Education • Indian/Native American Tribal Government (Federally Recognized) • Indian/Native American Tribal Government (Other than Federally Recognized) • Indian/Native American Tribally Designated Organization • Nonprofit Organization with IRS 501(c)(3) Status • Public/Indian Housing • All WIOA Section 166 Grantees The Department encourages applications from organizations who may not have received NFJP grants before, including organizations that serve populations facing multiple barriers to employment (e.g., limited-English proficiency, low educational attainment, or minimal experience with technologies and tools commonly used in the modern workplace).



Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:
Amanda DenogeanGrants Management Specialists

Agency Email Description:
Denogean.Amanda@dol.gov

Agency Email:
Denogean.Amanda@dol.gov

Date Posted:
2016-03-16

Application Due Date:
2016-05-03

Archive Date:
2016-06-02




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