U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration: Seeking Applications for “YouthBuild” Grants

Deadline: 9 May 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration is seeking applications for its funding program “YouthBuild” to provide education, occupational skills training, leadership development and post-program placement opportunities to at-risk youth.

YouthBuild is a community-based alternative education program for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are high school dropouts, adjudicated youth, youth aging out of foster care, youth with disabilities, homeless youth, and other disconnected youth populations.

The YouthBuild program simultaneously addresses several core issues important to low-income communities: affordable housing, education, employment, leadership development, and energy efficiency.

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $80,000,000
  • Award Ceiling: $1,100,000
  • Award Floor: $700,000

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible applicants for these grants are public or private non-profit agencies. These organizations include rural, urban, or Native American agencies that have previously served disadvantaged youth in a YouthBuild or other similar program. These agencies or organizations may include, but are not limited to:

  • a community-based organization
  • a faith-based organization
  • an entity carrying out activities under the WIOA, such as a Local Workforce
  • Development Board
  • a community action agency
  • a state or local housing development agency
  • an Indian tribe or other agency primarily serving Native Americans (including those living on reservations), Native Hawaiians, or Alaska Natives
  • a community development corporation
  • a state or local youth service or conservation corps
  • any other entity eligible to provide education or employment training under a federal program
  • an entity in an area designated as a Promise Zone or member of a Promise Zone collaboration, if applicable.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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