The U. S. Department of Labor (DOL), Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) hereby requests applications for grant funding to provide services to veterans for Fiscal Years (FY) 2015- 2019 as authorized under Title 38 United States Code (38 U.S.C.), Chapter 4 1. Grant applications
must include a budget forecast for FY 2015 only.
A new budget forecast based on annually allocated funding will be requested by VETS for each subsequent year of the grant period.
The State Agency authorized to enter into agreements with the DOL to operate the Jobs for Veterans State Grant (JVSG) and the Workforce Agencies of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Governments of the Virgin Islands and Guam and the District of Columbia will be provided funds for FY 201 5. The grant funding amounts provided are for planning purposes and determined by the funding formula provided at Chapter 20, Part 1001, Subpart F of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
The actual amount to be made available to each State is dependent upon the annual Congressional appropriation.
Approximately one percent of the funding provided may be used for postage and an equivalent amount may be requested for the Incentive Awards program described in these application instructions.
This Application contains the following:
General Program Application Information and Government Requirements.
Formula Funding Levels, Instructions, and Application Form Information.
Certifications, Assurances and Grant Provisions.
Consistent with electronic government (E-Gov) mandates, the application instructions are available at http://www.dol.gov/vets/grants/state/jvsg_forms.htm.
The application instructions provided indicate how the State Plan and required forms will be processed prior to being entered into Grants.gov.
VETS Directors for Veterans Employment and Training (DVETs) are familiar with this application and are available to provide any and all technical assistance needed to prepare the FY 2015-2019 JVSG application.
Cassandra Mitchell Grant Officer Procurement Services Center