Training to Work 2-Adult Reentry

The summary for the Training to Work 2-Adult Reentry 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 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.
Training to Work 2-Adult Reentry: This Training to Work 2-Adult Reentry (T2W2) Solicitation for Grant Application (SGA) provides the opportunity for organizations to develop and implement career pathway programs in demand sectors and occupations for men and women who are at least 18 years old and who are enrolled in work release programs (WRPs). Additionally, grantees must provide a strategy to prioritize services to veterans that are in these WRPs. Career pathways are frameworks that help to define and map out a sequence of education, training and workforce skills training resulting in skilled workers that meet employers’ needs. Career pathways are an approach to linking and coordinating education and training services in ways that enable workers to attain such credentials, and ultimately, employment.ETA plans to award approximately 15 grants of up to $2,000,000 each, totaling up to approximately $30 million to serve male and female ex-offenders, referred to in this SGA as returning citizens, in WRPs as authorized by the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and the Second Chance Act of 2007. The term “returning citizens” refers to formerly incarcerated individuals (i.e. ex-offenders). Priority must be given to those returning citizens that are veterans. Awards made under this announcement are subject to the availability of Federal funds. In the event that additional grant funds become available, ETA reserves the right to award additional grants from the applications submitted in this solicitation. Applicants may only submit one application in response to this SGA. Grantees may not expend more than $8,000 per participant. These grants have a performance period of operation of 39-months, which includes a planning period, implementation, and a follow-up period. Additionally, grants will be awarded to areas with high-poverty and high-crime rates, including promise zones that have a large proportion of returning citizens in these communities and typically experience higher rates of recidivism.
Federal Grant Title: Training to Work 2-Adult Reentry
Federal Agency Name: Employment and Training Administration
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SGA-DFA-PY-13-03
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 17.270
CFDA Descriptions: Reintegration of Ex-Offenders
Current Application Deadline: Apr 18, 2014 The closing date for receipt of appl
Original Application Deadline: Apr 18, 2014 The closing date for receipt of appl
Posted Date: Feb 18, 2014
Creation Date: Feb 18, 2014
Archive Date: May 18, 2014
Total Program Funding: $30,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 15
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
Any non-profit organization may apply for these grants, including faith and community-based organizations. The applicant must propose to provide services to only eligible participants (as defined in Section III.C.3and be located, in an urbanized area or urban cluster as those terms are defined by the U.S. Census Bureau. The community served must also have both high-poverty and high-crime rates, as
High-poverty rate: communities with poverty rates of at least 30 percent (applicants must use American Community Survey 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
Mamie Williams Grants Management Specialist Phone 202-693-3341
Email Grant Specialist

Employment and Training Administration 202-693-3346
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