Notice of Availability of Funds and Solicitation for Grant Applications for Intermediary Organizations Serving Juvenile Offenders in High-Poverty, High-Crime Communities
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), announces the availability of $20 million in grant funds authorized by the Workforce Investment Act for grants to intermediary organizations to operate multi-site projects to serve juvenile offenders and in-school youth at-risk of involvement in the juvenile justice system, ages 14 and above, in high-poverty, high-crime communities. Intermediary Organizations Serving Juvenile Offenders in High- Poverty, High-Communities grants will be awarded through a competitive process. Under this solicitation, DOL expects to award, four grants of $5 million each to cover a 39-month period of performance. These grants will include a combination of workforce development, education and training, case management, mentoring, restorative justice, community- wide violence reduction components, and post program support and follow-up. The complete SGA and any subsequent SGA amendments in connection with this solicitation are described in further detail on ETA's Web site at http://www.doleta.gov/grants/ or on http://www.grants.gov. The Web sites provide application information, eligibility requirements, review and selection procedures, and other program requirements governing this solicitation.