Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)

The U. S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS), announces the availability of approximately $4 million in grant funds authorized by Title 38 of United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2021, which provides that the “Secretary of Labor [the Secretary] shall conduct,

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directly or through grant or contract, such programs as the Secretary determines appropriate to provide job training, counseling, and placement services (including job readiness and literacy and skills training) to expedite the reintegration of homeless veterans into the labor force.” VETS expects to award approximately 19 HVRP grants in program year 201 5. HVRP grants address two objectives:
to provide employment services to assist in reintegrating homeless veterans into meaningful employment within the labor force and to stimulate the development of effective service delivery systems that will address the complex problems facing homeless veterans.

Applications proposing to serve homeless veterans under this Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) solicitation will fall into one of two categories:
Urban or Non-Urban geographical areas.

Applicants proposing to serve homeless veterans on Native American tribal lands are encouraged to apply.

Grant awards will range from a minimum of $100,000 to a maximum of $300,000 for an Urban grant and a minimum of $100,000 to a maximum of $200,000 for a Non-Urban grant.

Grants awarded under this solicitation will have a twelve (12) month period of performance and may be considered for additional years of funding depending upon funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Though the period of performance is noted as 12 months, each grant year will require an additional 9 months of follow-up and reporting after the active performance period.
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Homeless Veterans Reintegration Project

Department of Labor


Agency: Department of Labor

Office: OASAM

Estimated Funding: $4,000,000


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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.dol.gov/vets/programs/index.htm

Additional Information of Eligibility:
•State and local Workforce Investment Boards (SWIBs/LWIBs); •Public agencies, meaning any agency of a state or of a general purpose political subdivision of a state that has the power to levy taxes and spend funds, as well as general corporate and police powers (this typically refers to cities and counties).

A state agency may propose in its application to serve one or more of the jurisdictions located in its state.

This does not preclude a city or county agency from submitting an application to serve its own jurisdiction; •Native American tribal governments (federally recognized) and Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments);•For-profit/commercial entities;•Non-profit organizations, including community and faith-based organizations.

(Note: Non-profit entities incorporated under Internal Revenue Service Code Section 501(c) (4) are not eligible.).Applicants must have a familiarity with the geographic area and population to be served.

Additionally, applicants must be prepared to administer an effective program that is ready to begin operations immediately upon the first day of the grant award period of performance.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.dol.gov/vets/programs/index.htm

Contact:
Cassandra MitchellGrant OfficerUSDOL-Washington, DC

Agency Email Description:
mitchell.cassandra@dol.gov

Agency Email:
mitchell.cassandra@dol.gov

Date Posted:
2015-04-13

Application Due Date:
2015-05-12

Archive Date:
2015-06-11



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