Notice of Availability of Funds and Funding Opportunity Announcement for America's Promise Grants, 39714 [2016-14286]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 39714 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 117 / Friday, June 17, 2016 / Notices administrative functioning of the Committee, including a review of the WIAC charter and objectives, and issues related to Committee operations. After the lunch break, brief remarks from Federal Committee members and other relevant Federal officials will be made. The discussion will focus on current initiatives, challenges, and opportunities related to nationwide and statewide workforce and labor market information systems. The meeting will resume at 9:00 a.m. on July 14, 2016. The second day will continue the previous day’s conversation through facilitated discussions among Committee members, including but not limited to focusing on key areas for further examination and the need for subcommittees. Time for public comment or statements for the record will be made available on each day; please see the final agenda on the Web site for exact times. 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Individuals with disabilities, or others, who need special accommodations, should indicate their needs along with their request. Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–14336 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] Signed June 9, 2016, in Washington, DC, by Eric D. Luetkenhaus, Grant Officer, Employment and Training Administration. BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR [FR Doc. 2016–14286 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] Employment and Training Administration BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P Notice of Availability of Funds and Funding Opportunity Announcement for America’s Promise Grants Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement. AGENCY: Funding Opportunity Number: FOA– ETA–16–12. SUMMARY: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), announces the availability of approximately $100 million in grant funds authorized under the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act of 1998 (ACWIA), as amended (codified at 29 U.S.C. 3224a) for America’s Promise Job-driven Grant Program. Under this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), DOL will award grants through a competitive process to organizations to create or expand regional partnerships between employers, economic development, workforce development, community colleges, training programs, K–12 education systems, and communitybased organizations that make a commitment to provide a pipeline of workers to fill existing job openings. DOL expects to fund approximately 20– 40 grants, with individual grant amounts ranging from $1 million to $6 million. The grant period for performance for this FOA is 48 months, including all necessary implementation and start-up activities. The complete FOA and any subsequent FOA amendments in connection with this funding opportunity are described in further detail on ETA’s Web site at https:// www.doleta.gov/grants/find_grants.cfm or on http://www.grants.gov/. The Web PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sites provide application information, eligibility requirements, review and selection procedures, and other program requirements governing this funding opportunity. DATES: The closing date for receipt of applications under this announcement is August 25, 2016. Applications must be received no later than 4 p.m. Eastern Time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ariam Ferro, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N–4716, Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: 202–693–3968. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary of Labor Notice of Extension of Request for Public Comment Regarding Revising the List of Products Requiring Federal Contractor Certification as to Forced or Indentured Child Labor Pursuant to Executive Order 13126 Bureau of International Labor Affairs, Department of Labor. ACTION: Request for comments. AGENCY: This notice reopens and extends the period for comments on the Notice of Initial Determination published in the Federal Register on December 2, 2014, proposing to add carpets from India to the List of Products Requiring Federal Contractor Certification as to Forced or Indentured Child Labor (the EO List) (77 FR 59418). The EO List is required by Executive Order 13126 (Prohibition of Acquisition of Products Produced by Forced or Indentured Child Labor), and is developed in accordance with the ‘‘Procedural Guidelines for the Maintenance of the List of Products Requiring Federal Contractor Certification as to Forced or Indentured Child Labor Under 48 CFR Subpart 22.15 and E.O. 13126.’’ The EO List identifies products, by their country of origin, that the Department of Labor, in consultation and cooperation with the Departments of State and Homeland Security (collectively, the Departments), has a reasonable basis to believe might have been mined, produced or manufactured by forced or indentured child labor. In addition to proposing to add a one new item, carpets from India, to the EO List, the initial determination invited comments from the public. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 117 (Friday, June 17, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 39714]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-14286]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of Availability of Funds and Funding Opportunity 
Announcement for America's Promise Grants

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement.

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    Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-ETA-16-12.
SUMMARY: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. 
Department of Labor (DOL), announces the availability of approximately 
$100 million in grant funds authorized under the American 
Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act of 1998 (ACWIA), as 
amended (codified at 29 U.S.C. 3224a) for America's Promise Job-driven 
Grant Program.
    Under this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), DOL will award 
grants through a competitive process to organizations to create or 
expand regional partnerships between employers, economic development, 
workforce development, community colleges, training programs, K-12 
education systems, and community-based organizations that make a 
commitment to provide a pipeline of workers to fill existing job 
openings. DOL expects to fund approximately 20-40 grants, with 
individual grant amounts ranging from $1 million to $6 million. The 
grant period for performance for this FOA is 48 months, including all 
necessary implementation and start-up activities.
    The complete FOA and any subsequent FOA amendments in connection 
with this funding opportunity are described in further detail on ETA's 
Web site at https://www.doleta.gov/grants/find_grants.cfm or on http://www.grants.gov/. The Web sites provide application information, 
eligibility requirements, review and selection procedures, and other 
program requirements governing this funding opportunity.

DATES: The closing date for receipt of applications under this 
announcement is August 25, 2016. Applications must be received no later 
than 4 p.m. Eastern Time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ariam Ferro, 200 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Room N-4716, Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: 202-693-3968.

    Signed June 9, 2016, in Washington, DC, by
Eric D. Luetkenhaus,
Grant Officer, Employment and Training Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-14286 Filed 6-16-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4510-FN-P