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Department Announces Grants to Provide Job Training and Related Services to Unemployed, Low-Income Seniors
Jul 30, 2012
The Department of Labor has announced the award of nearly $260 million in grants to 15 nonprofit organizations across the country to provide critical job training and related services through Senior Community Service Employment Program jobs.
Sixteen one-year grants are being made to 15 national nonprofit organizations through the program's general funds or funds set aside bystatute to serve Native Americans or Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. The grants will support more than 35,000 positions. In addition, state and territorial grantees that previously received funding through this program will continue to support more than 10,000 positions.
News Release / Listing of Grantees