Description: Successful applicants will design a program that addresses the multitude of challenges associated with homeless female veterans and veterans with families and is responsive to their employment and supportive service needs within the local community. These grants are intended to address two universal objectives: 1) To provide services to assist in reintegrating homeless female veterans and veterans with families into meaningful employment within the labor force; and 2) To stimulate the development of effective service delivery systems that will address the complex problems facing homeless female veterans and veterans with families. Applicants must demonstrate linkages with community resources that can provide support and legal assistance to homeless female veterans and/or homeless veterans with families in areas of family law, domestic violence, child support enforcement, and poor credit history counseling and repair.
Funding Title: Homeless Female Veterans’ and Veterans with Families Reintegration Program
Agency Name: Dept. of Labor, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Express Language for Legal Aid: Yes
Target Population: Homeless female veterans and homeless veterans with families
Expected Number of Awards: 16
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No
Current Closing Date for Applications: June 14, 2013
Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Award Ceiling: $300,000
Award Floor: $100,000
Eligible Applicants: State and Local Workforce Investment Boards, local public agencies, Native American tribal governments (federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments), for-profit/commercial entities, and non-profit organizations, including faith-based and community-based organizations.
Contact Information: Cassandra Mitchell Grants Management Specialist Phone 202-693-4570, email@example.com [firstname.lastname@example.org]