Face Forward 2 - Intermediary and Community Grants
The summary for the Face Forward 2 - Intermediary and Community Grants grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Employment and Training Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Face Forward 2 - Intermediary and Community Grants: The Face Forward 2 - Intermediary and Community grants will offer organizations the opportunity to develop programs that address the employment barriers of court involved youth while helping these youth develop the employment skills needed to obtain good jobs. These grants will help participants move forward into the future by combining the most promising workforce and juvenile justice strategies available. These grants will systematically improve the workforce outcomes of court-involved youth who will obtain industry-recognized credentials that prepare them for jobs in demand industries using career pathways. The core project components for these grants include: case management, mentoring, educational interventions, service-learning, occupational training in demand industries which lead to industry-recognized credentials, workforce activities that lead to employment, follow-up activities, and expungement and diversion. The expungement and diversion components will be provided through the juvenile justice system (JJS) and non-profit legal services organizations. Grantees or sub-grantees of intermediary organizations must collaborate with the local components of the JJS to ensure court-involved youth receive referrals into programs as a means of diverting the youths juvenile charge(s), and collaborate with non-profit legal services organizations to provide legal services that assist program participants with expungement. The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) plans to award four intermediary organization grants of $5 million each and approximately 16 community organization grants of up to $1.5 million each, totaling approximately $44 million, to provide services to court-involved youth between the ages of 14 to 24 that have been involved in the JJS and never convicted in the adult criminal system. Applicants may only submit one application in response to this solicitation. Applicants must choose between submitting an intermediary or community grant application.
|Federal Grant Title:||Face Forward 2 - Intermediary and Community Grants|
|Federal Agency Name:||Employment and Training Administration|
|Grant Categories:||Employment Labor and Training|
|Type of Opportunity:||Discretionary|
|Funding Opportunity Number:||SGA-DFA-PY-13-09|
|Type of Funding:||Grant|
|CFDA Descriptions:||Reintegration of Ex-Offenders|
|Current Application Deadline:||May 2, 2014 The closing date for receipt of appli|
|Original Application Deadline:||May 2, 2014 The closing date for receipt of appli|
|Posted Date:||Mar 13, 2014|
|Creation Date:||Mar 13, 2014|
|Archive Date:||Jun 1, 2014|
|Total Program Funding:||$44,000,000|
|Maximum Federal Grant Award:||$5,000,000|
|Minimum Federal Grant Award:||$1,500,000|
|Expected Number of Awards:||20|
|Cost Sharing or Matching:||No|
- Applicants Eligible for this Grant
- Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
- Additional Information on Eligibility
- Community Grant Applicants
Eligible applicants include any community or faith-based organization with 501(c)3 non-profit status (including womens and minority organizations), unit of state or local government, or any Indian and Native American entity eligible for grants under WIA Section 166, that are located in areas with high-poverty and high-crime rates.
Intermediary Grant Applicants
Eligible applicants include any community or faith-based organization with 501(c)3 non-profit status or any Indian and Native American entity eligible for grants under WIA Section 166. Intermediary applicants must ensure that their sub-grantees are located in areas with high-poverty and high-crime rates. Organizations that received a grant as a result of DOL competition SGA/DFA PY 10-09, SGA/DFA PY 11-09 and SGA/DFA PY 12-03 are not eligible to apply for this solicitation.
For the purpose of this SGA, high-poverty and high-crime rates are defined below:
High-poverty rate: communities with poverty rates of at least 30 percent (applicants must use American Community Survey (ACS) data to show the average poverty rate of the various Census Tracts included in their target community). For more information, see Section IV.B.3.
High-crime rate: communities with felony crime rates within the targeted area that are higher than the felony crime rate in one or more adjoining communities (applicants must provide the strategy for determining the high-crime rate). For more information, see Section IV.B.3.
- Grant Announcement Contact
- Brinda Ruggles
Grants Management Specialist
Email Grant Specialist
Employment and Training Administration 202-693-3346
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