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Labor Department Offers Funding Opportunities

April 13, 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the following funding opportunities:

  • Serving Juvenile Offenders in High-Poverty, High-Crime Communities. Approximately $20 million in grants is available for career training and community opportunities for young offenders. The grants will fund programs on workforce development, education, mentoring, and community violence reduction. Applications are due by 4 p.m. E.T. on May 1, 2012.

  • Serving Adult and Youth Ex-Offenders through Strategies Targeted to Characteristics Common to Female Ex-Offenders. Approximately $12 million in grants is available to provide workforce development and support services for formerly incarcerated adult and youth females transitioning back to their communities. Applications are due by 4 p.m. E.T. on May 4, 2012.


To view all solicitations for grant applications with eligibility information, go to http://www.doleta.gov/grants/find_grants.cfm.

For information about other Labor Department employment and training programs, go to http://www.doleta.gov.


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