Local Veterans' Employment Representative Program

Conduct outreach to employers including conducting seminars for employers, conducting job search workshops and establishing job finding clubs; and to facilitate employment, training, and placement services furnished to veterans in a State under the applicable State employment service or One-Stop Career
Center delivery systems whose sole purpose is to assist veterans to gain and retain employment.

Agency - Department of Labor

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Contact the Regional Administrators and State Directors for Veterans' Employment and Training Service listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
A Safe Haven Foundation $ 5,450   2015-05-122015-07-12
Chicago Veterans Economic Development Council $ 10,000   2015-04-012015-06-27
Veterans Inc. $ 10,000   2015-04-012015-06-19
Klamath & Lake Counties Stand Down $ 9,336   2015-05-122015-06-13
Rosaleana's Community Development Center Inc. $ 9,372   2015-05-072015-06-13
Jewish Family & Children's Service Of The Suncoast, Inc. $ 6,999   2015-03-252015-04-25
Labor, Delaware Department Of $ 2,638,103   2009-11-012015-03-31
Labor, Georgia Department Of $ 26,159,000   2009-11-012015-03-31
District Of Columbia, Government Of $ 2,487,923   2009-11-012015-03-31
Labor, Maine Department Of $ 3,136,421   2009-11-012015-03-31



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds must be used only for salaries, expenses and reasonable support of Local Veterans' Employment Representatives who shall be assigned only those functions directly related to providing services to veterans according to provisions of 38 U.S.C.

4104.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

The state administrative entity designated by each Governor.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Veterans, transitioning service members and eligible persons; business associations, businesses and other employers.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Standard Form 424M, Application for Federal Assistance, Jobs for Veterans State grant narrative and financial plans, staff directory, assurances and certifications are submitted to the Director for Veterans' Employment and Training (DVET) in each State, (see Appendix IV of the Catalog) in accordance with Jobs for Veterans State Grant Application or annual modification request instructions.

Award Procedures

Fiscal Year (FY) based formula level funds requested are approved annually by a Department of Labor Grant Officer for the Assistant Secretary for Veterans' Employment and Training (ASVET) are based on reviews and recommendations by Regional Administrators for Veterans' Employment and Training (RAVETs and DVETs).

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Jobs for Veterans Act; Title 38, Part III, Chapter 41, Section 4104; as amended by Public Law (P.L.) 107-288, P.L. 109-461, and P.L. 111-275., Title 38, Section 4104, Public Law 107-288, 38 U.S.C 4104.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Ninety days following submission of an application pending the availability of a Fiscal Year appropriation.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory Formula: Title 20, Chapter IX, Part 1001, Subpart F. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Usually awarded for a fiscal year (October through September). States may obligate funds to provide assistance for a fifth fiscal year quarter (until December 31). See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Funds are awarded annually on a Fiscal Year basis, pending the enactment of a Fiscal Year appropriation or budget resolution and available through a payment management system.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Quarterly reporting of: (1) accrued expenditures against budget categories in fiscal operating plans; and (2) workload activity of veterans' who were provided case management, referred to training and employment, received staff-assisted services, entered employment and employment retention; and (3) additional reports as described in the most recent Veterans' Program Letter on Recurring Reporting Requirements.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Technical Performance Narrative is required per the current Veterans' Program Letter on Recurring Reporting Requirements.

Federal Financial Report (SF 425) and OMB Approved Expenditure Detail Reports (VETS 402A/B).

ETA 9002 Series and VETS 200 Series are submitted and reported outcomes are compared to state negotiated goals by VETS' field staff.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

Cost accounting, time keeping, and performance records to be maintained according to grant agreement, regulations and Veterans' Program Letters.

Financial Information

Account Identification

16-0164-0-1-702.

Obigations

(Formula Grants) FY 16 $57,874,265; FY 17 est $54,241,316; and FY 18 est $54,241,316 - Estimated obligations by are determined by aggregating requests for funding from States.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

FY 2016, ranges from $0 to $5,958,324 and the average assistance: $1,071,745 (rounded). FY 2017, ranges from $0 to $4,677,738 and the average assistance: $1,004,468 (rounded).

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Title 38, United States Code, Section 4104; 20 CFR 1001; Veterans' Program Letters.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Contact the Regional Administrators and State Directors for Veterans' Employment and Training Service listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.

Headquarters Office

Maria E. Temiquel 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Room S-1325, Washington, District of Columbia 20210 Email: temiquel.maria@dol.gov Phone: 202-693-4706 Fax: 202-693-4755

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Based on criteria in Annual Funding Modification Request guidance.


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