The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Career Services and Training Grants and Housing Grants

The purpose of this program is to counter chronic unemployment and underemployment experienced by migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their dependents who depend primarily on jobs in agricultural labor performed across the country.

NFJP assists eligible Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers, including

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youth and adults, and their dependents, to receive career services, training services, housing assistance services, youth services, and other related assistance services, including emergency services, that help stabilize their current agriculture jobs as well as acquire new skills they need to start careers that provide higher wages and year-round employment.

To support better economic outcomes for farmworkers, NFJP also works to meet a critical need for safe and sanitary permanent and temporary housing.
Related Programs

National Farmworker Jobs Program

Department of Labor


Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Employment and Training Administration

Estimated Funding: $91,896,000


Who's Eligible


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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.grants.gov

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Per 20 CFR 685.200, to be eligible to receive an NFJP grant, an entity must have: 1) an understanding of the problems of eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers (including their dependents); 2) a familiarity with the agricultural industries and the labor market needs of the proposed service area; and 3) the ability to demonstrate a capacity to administer and deliver effectively a diversified program of workforce investment activities (including youth workforce investment activities) and related assistance for eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

The Department encourages applications from organizations who may not have received NFJP grants.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.grants.gov

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
Moore.Charese@dol.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2020-04-14

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2020-06-13


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