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

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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) 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, 2020.
Federal Grant Title: The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Employment and Training Grants and Housing Assistance Grants
Federal Agency Name: Employment and Training Administration
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-ETA-16-02
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 319818
CFDA Descriptions: National Farmworker Jobs Program
Current Application Deadline: May 3, 2016 Applications must be received no late
Original Application Deadline: May 3, 2016 Applications must be received no late
Posted Date: Mar 16, 2016
Creation Date: Mar 16, 2016
Archive Date: Jun 2, 2016
Total Program Funding: $81,402,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 72
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
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).
Grant Announcement Contact
Amanda Denogean Grants Management Specialists
Denogean.Amanda@dol.gov

Employment and Training Administration 202-693-3346
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