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Directive:

TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 01-17


Status: Cancelled

WIOA Operating Guidance : No
Subject:
Dislocated Worker Opportunity Grants

Purpose:

To announce the availability of up to $35 million, for Dislocated Worker Opportunity Grants (DW Opportunity Grants) for Program Year 2016, with awards based on an applicant's share of the Civilian Labor Force and unemployment. These grants will enable eligible applicants to serve dislocated workers with career services and training to help them identify and be more competitive for opportunities in growing or high-demand occupations and industries. Goals of these DW Opportunity Grants are to:

a.  Expand opportunities for Dislocated Workers to upgrade skills that lead to employment or industry-recognized credentials in growing or high-demand industries and occupations; and
b.  Address the skill gaps in a state or local area that have been identified by employers in growing or high-demand industries.

To

STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES
STATE WORKFORCE ADMINISTRATORS
STATE WORKFORCE LIAISONS
STATE AND LOCAL WORKFORCE BOARDS AND CHAIRS
STATE LABOR COMMISSIONERS
INDIAN AND NATIVE AMERICAN PROGRAM GRANTEES

From

Byron Zuidema
Deputy Assistant Secretary

Date

August 01, 2017

Expiration Date

Continuing

Rescissions:    None
Contact :

Questions regarding this guidance should be directed to the appropriate ETA Regional Office.

Text :
To preserve the formatting of this document, it has been converted to PDF (Portable Document Format) to retain its original layout.

Attachments :
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  1. A. Qualifying Statements / Applicant Attestation
  2. B. Instruction Sheet for Budget Narrative
  3. C. PY 2016 End of Year Dislocated Worker Grants Chart


Related Change Documents

 Documents TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 01-17, Change 1
 Documents TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 01-17, Change 2

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