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U.S. Department of Labor: Urban and Non-Urban Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program and Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program

Deadline: March 23, 2016

The purpose of the Urban and Non-Urban Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) and Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program (IVTP) (together referred to as HVRP) is to conduct programs to provide job training, counseling, placement, and related services to expedite the reintegration of homeless and incarcerated veterans into the labor force. Applications selected for funding will demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to develop and execute strategies with attainable goals for job-driven training based on Labor Market Information and evidence-based successful practices.
  • Ability to collaborate and coordinate with community-based organizations to ensure that local, state, and federal resources are used effectively and efficiently to expedite the reintegration of eligible veterans into the labor force.
  • Ability to deliver or connect participants to effective job training, counseling, and other related services, such as the provision of housing and needed health services as means for expediting the reintegration of eligible veterans into the labor force.
  • Ability to provide effective services to female homeless veterans and homeless veterans with families.
  • Ability to provide effective services to incarcerated or recently incarcerated veterans who are at risk of homelessness.

Amount: Approximately $13,000,000 is available for 32 grants. Urban grants will range from $100,000-$300,000 and non-urban grants will range from $100,000-$200,000.

Eligibility: State and Local Workforce Development Boards (SWDBs/LWDBs) established under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA); States or general purpose political subdivisions of a State that have the power to levy taxes and spend funds, such as a city or a county, and public agencies of such States or general purpose political subdivisions; Federally-recognized Indian and Native American tribes; tribal organizations; Native Hawaiian controlled organizations; for-profit/commercial entities; non-profit organizations, including community and faith-based organizations.

Link: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281708

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