What's New in Workforce Investment Archive: Headlines (2002)
The Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy has announced the availability of $2.5 million to award competitive grants to fund model demonstration programs designed to enhance the capacity of youth programs working in coordination with the Workforce Investment Act WIA to serve youth with disabilities. Up to five competitive grants will be awarded in the range of $350,000 to $500,000. These awards are for a two-year period of performance. Local WIA grant recipients, fiscal agents for such grant recipients, Local Workforce Investment Boards (Local Boards), and/or competitively selected eligible youth service providers with formal agreements with such organizations are eligible to apply. Submission deadline is August 12.