Grants totaling $30M to help adults in prison work-release programs
Posted by Adrienne Bailey - On February 18, 2014 (EST)
The U.S. Department of Labor announced the availability of approximately $30 million through the second round of the Training to Work — Adult Reentry competitive grant program to help men and women participating in a state or local prison work-release programs gain the job skills necessary to succeed in an in-demand occupation upon reintegrating back into society.
The department will award approximately $30 million for 15 grants of up to $2 million each. Grants will be awarded to implementing partners that provide qualifying services in areas with high-poverty and high-crime rates, including communities that have a large proportion of returning citizens that typically experience higher rates of recidivism. Additional consideration will be given to applications who intend to serve areas designated as "Promise Zones" by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Successful applicants will be expected to include each of the following components in their proposals:
Any nonprofit organization that meets the requirements of the solicitation may apply. The Solicitation for Grant Applications, which includes information about how to apply, is available at: http://www.grants.gov.
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To view press release, visit:http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/eta/ETA20140278.htm.
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