Urban and Non-Urban Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) and Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program (IVTP) (referred together throughout this funding opportunity announcement as HVRP)

 

The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS), announces the availability of approximately $13 million in grant funds authorized under Title 38 of United States Code (U.S.C.), Sections 2021 and 2023. Consistent with the Opening Doors national campaign directed by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), the purpose of these funds is to conduct programs to provide job training, counseling, placement, and related services to expedite the reintegration of homeless and incarcerated veterans (eligible veterans) into the labor force. As the applicant, you are encouraged to design programs that address the employment challenges faced by eligible veterans in consultation with industry, employers and employer associations to identify the skills needed for in-demand jobs and careers. 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.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
FOA-VETS-16-01
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Labor
Office: Employment and Training Administration
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Grant
Number of Awards Available
32
Other Categories
Veterans’ Employment and Training Service
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant 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. Additionally, public agencies of such States or general purpose political subdivisions. • Federally-recognized Indian and Native American tribes; tribal organizations, as defined in 25 U.S.C. 450b; Alaskan Native-controlled organizations; and Native Hawaiian controlled organizations. • For-profit/commercial entities. • Non-profit organizations, including community and faith-based organizations. Non-profit entities incorporated under Internal Revenue Service Code Section 501(c)(4) are ineligible.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
The application must be received no later than 4:00:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Deadlines
03/23/2016
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Ashley Hoek
Grants Management Specialist
E-mail Address
Hoek.Ashley.A@dol.gov
Financial Information
Obligations
$13,000,000.00
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $100,000.00 to $300,000.00