The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U. S. Department of Labor (DOL or Department), announces the availability of approximately $73 million in grant funds authorized by the YouthBuild provisions of the Workforce Investment Act (29 USC 2918a).

YouthBuild grants will be awarded through


a competitive process.

Under this Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA), DOL will award grants 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.

Based on our estimate of FY 2014 funding, DOL hopes to serve approximately 4,950 participants during the grant period of performance, with approximately 75 projects awarded across the country.

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Department of Labor

Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Employment and Training Administration

Estimated Funding: $73,000,000

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants for these grants are public or private non-profit agencies or organizations including rural, urban, or Native American agencies that have previously served disadvantaged youth in a YouthBuild or other similar program.

These agencies include, but are not limited to: - Faith-based and community organizations; - An entity carrying out activities under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), such as a local workforce investment board or American Job Center (formerly known as One-Stop Career Center); - An educational institution, including a local school board, public school district, or community college; - A community action agency; - A state or local housing development agency; - An Indian tribe or other agency primarily serving American Indians; - A community development corporation; - A state or local youth service conservation corps; or - Any other public or private non-profit entity that is eligible to provide education or employment training under a Federal program.

Grantees who received funding from the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 YouthBuild competition [SGA/DFA PY 12-02] are funded through November 2016 and these grantees (based on their unique Employer Identification Numbers) are not eligible to participate in this competition.

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Denise RoachGrants Management SpecialistPhone 202-693-3820

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