The U. S. Department of Labor (DOL), Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS), announces the availability of approximately $12 million in grant funds authorized under Title 38 of United States Code (U.S.C.), Sections 2021 and 202 3. You may apply for a 12-month grant.
The grant period
of performance is July 1, 2017, to June 30, 201 8. We anticipate awarding approximately $12 million in different communities throughout the country.
The maximum limit for an individual award is $500,00 0. Please note that an applicant operating an HVRP grant during July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017, must plan in its application to provide follow-up services for former program participants using funds made available under this solicitation.
The purpose of these funds is to conduct programs to provide job training, counseling, placement, and related services to expedite the reintegration of homeless and incarcerated veterans (eligible veterans) into the labor force.
As the applicant, you are encouraged to design programs that address the employment challenges faced by eligible veterans in consultation with industry, employers, and employer associations to identify the skills needed for in-demand jobs and careers.