Employment Discrimination-State and Local Fair Employment Practices Agency Contracts
To assist EEOC in the enforcement of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 by investigating and resolving charges of employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and/or disability.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 10/11/2010 (Archived.)
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
DIRECT PAYMENTS FOR A SPECIFIED USE
Fiscal Year 2009: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2010: Ninety-six agencies are projected to receive contracts to resolve more than 47,00 discrimination charges in fiscal year 2008. Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available
Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Official State and local government agencies charged with the administration and enforcement of State and/or local fair employment practices law, where there exists an appropriate law (State or local) authorizing the agency to grant or seek relief from unlawful employment practices. Eligible applicants must be designated by EEOC as Fair Employment Practices Agencies. Local agencies requesting a contract for the first time are subject to additional considerations.
Employees, potential employees and former employees covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Funding must be determined by negotiation with the applicant and approval by the Commission. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Application must be made to the EEOC District Office which will review it and make a recommendation to the Office of Field Programs, EEOC Headquarters.
Recommendation made to EEOC Commissioners. Decision made by final vote of the EEOC Commissioners.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 1 to 3 months.
By negotiation and vote of the Commission.
How are proposals selected?
Requests for charge resolution contracts are submitted by designated official State and local government agencies to EEOC District offices in their geographic area. EEOC District Offices then submit recommendations based on information provided by the agencies, as well as past performance, if applicable, to EEOC Headquarters. Selection is based on meeting the provisions of current Contracting Principles promulgated by the Commission.
How may assistance be used?
Contracts are made with official State and local Fair Employment Practices Agencies based on the resolution of individual charges of employment discrimination filed concurrently with those agencies and the EEOC and for the identification, investigation, conciliation and elimination of unlawful employment practices.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Program reports are not applicable. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports are not applicable. Expenditure reports are not applicable. Periodic Program reports as required by contracts.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
As required by the contract.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Cycles of one year to three years. Paid by a combination of advance vouchers and for actual services. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Not applicable.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. EEOC District office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Michael J. Dougherty 131 M Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20507 Phone: 202-663-4801
(Salaries) FY 08 $26,336,000; FY 09 est $27,900,000; FY 10 est $26,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
From $3,300 to $2,284,400.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Request for Application and Proposals for EEOC Funding of Programs Under Title VII, Section 709(b), Public Law 88-352.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2009: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2010: Charge resolution contracts are funded for the receipt and resolution of individual charges of employment discrimination by State and/or Local Government Agencies. Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available