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ETA to Discontinue Publication of "Notices of Funding Opportunities" in the Federal Register

The Employment and Training Administration has announced that the agency will no longer publish Notices of Funding Opportunities in the Federal Register. ETA will continue to post the full texts of all ETA's Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) at the government-wide Internet site,, in accordance with the policy directive issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). An applicant for funding may access the full FOA associated with a synopsis posted at by following the universal resource locator (URL) link included in the synopsis, or by visiting ETA's Web site at More...

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Upcoming ETA Funding Opportunities

Current Grant Funding Opportunities

  • Reentry Projects (RP): FOA-ETA-17-02

    The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) announces the availability of approximately $66 million in grant funds to serve either adults (ages 25 or older), or young adults (ages 18-24) who have been involved in the justice system make successful transitions back to the community. All projects must be located in high-poverty, high-crime communities.

    ETA anticipates awarding up to $4,500,000 each to approximately eight (8) intermediary organizations, approximately three (3) proposing to serve adults and approximately five (5) proposing to serve young adults. ETA also plans to award up to $1,500,000 each to approximately twenty (20) CBOs, approximately thirteen (13) proposing to serve adults and approximately seven (7) proposing to serve young adults. These grants will have a three-year period-of-performance.

  • Indian and Native American Employment and Training Programs - Assistance to Unique Populations in Alaska and Hawaii: FOA-ETA-17-04

    The U.S. Department of Labor announces the availability of $497,000 in funding to serve Native Hawaiian and Alaskan Native youth and young adults, ages 14-24, to develop skills needed for high-growth, in-demand occupations and industries. These grants are designed specifically to provide skills in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields. They aim to increase Native Hawaiian and Alaska Native enrollment in STEM-related certificate and degree programs, as well as provide education mentoring programs and work experience in STEM-related professions. Public and private nonprofit organizations, tribal organizations, American Indian tribal colleges or universities, and institutions of higher education are eligible. Funds are awarded on a competitive basis.

  • YouthBuild 2017: FOA-ETA-17-03

    The Employment and Training Administration announces the availability of approximately $80 million in grant funds for YouthBuild. WIOA further engages the YouthBuild program by making it a required One-Stop partner, providing the opportunity for YouthBuild to share its expertise in serving out-of-school youth. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, DOL hopes to award approximately 80 projects across the country. Individual grants will range from $700,000 to $1.1 million and require an exact 25 percent match from applicants, using sources other than federal funding.

    NOTE: Grantees who received funding from the FY 2016 YouthBuild competition [FOA-ETA-16-10] are funded through mid-February 2020, and these grantees (based on their unique Employer Identification Numbers) are not eligible to participate in this competition.

  • WIOA National Dislocated Worker Grants Pilot: TEGL-6-16

    ETA will accept nine DWG applications through this alternative method of application submission. Applications under this pilot will be accepted on a first come - first serve basis. Only applicants filing for a DWG from DOL, as authorized by Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Section 170(b)(l)(A) may use this pilot. Applications for disasters, trade impacted workers, dislocated service members and emergency dislocations must be submitted using the current DWG electronic application system (e-System) accessible to States and Agencies. Upon receipt of nine fundable applications, ETA will close this submission method and will remove this TEGL from


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