Workforce Innovation Fund Grants

The summary for the Workforce Innovation Fund 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 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.
Workforce Innovation Fund Grants: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL, or the Department), announces the availability of up to $53 million in grant funds to be awarded under the Workforce Innovation Fund (WIF) grant program and anticipates awarding between 8 - 15 grants. These funds support innovative approaches that generate long-term improvements in the performance of the public workforce system, outcomes for job seekers and employers, and cost-effectiveness. All projects funded under the WIF will be rigorously evaluated in order to build a body of knowledge about what works in workforce development.
Federal Grant Title: Workforce Innovation Fund Grants
Federal Agency Name: Employment and Training Administration
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SGA-DFA-PY-13-06
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 17.283
CFDA Descriptions: Workforce Innovation Fund
Current Application Deadline: Jun 18, 2014 The closing date for receipt of appl
Original Application Deadline: Jun 18, 2014 The closing date for receipt of appl
Posted Date: May 14, 2014
Creation Date: May 14, 2014
Archive Date: Jul 18, 2014
Total Program Funding: $53,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $12,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
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
Eligible institutions are: 1) State Workforce Agencies; 2) Local Workforce Investment Boards; and 3) entities eligible to apply for WIA Section 166 grants. Current WIF grantees are eligible to apply; however, the proposed project cannot be an expansion of the current WIF project and must be entirely separate from any existing project funded under the WIF. See Section III.A for complete details.
Grant Announcement Contact
Jeannette Flowers Grants Management Specialist
Email Grant Specialist

Employment and Training Administration 202-693-3346
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