DOL – Young Adult Reentry Partnership (2021)

Applications Due: April 26, 2021, 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Description: The purpose of this program is to provide education and training services that improve the employment outcomes of young adults who are involved in the criminal justice system and/or who left high school prior to graduation and to develop the capacity of community colleges to meet the needs of young adults with justice system involvement. Young adults served under this grant program are between the ages of 18 and 24 and currently or previously have been involved in the juvenile or adult criminal justice system and/or who left high school prior to graduation.

Funded projects aim to ensure that young adults transitioning from the criminal justice system are prepared to meet the needs of their local labor markets with the skills required by employers. Applicants must demonstrate that their sub-grantees and community college partner(s) will implement capacity-building in community colleges to support innovative models for accelerated learning for the target population of this FOA.

Agency Name: Department of Labor

Number: FOA-ETA-21-03
Funding Title: Young Adult Reentry Partnership
Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: Yes. Awardees are required to partner with legal aid organizations as subgrantees.

Expected Number of Awards: 6
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No
Estimated Total Program Funding: $25,000,000
Award Ceiling: $4,500,000
Award Floor: $0

Current Closing Date for Applications: by April 26, 2021, 04:00 p.m., Eastern Time

Eligible Applicants: All eligible applicants must be organizations with IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit status, including women’s and minority organizations; state or local governments; or any Indian and Native American entity eligible for grants under section 166 of (WIOA).

Link to Full Announcement: View the Opportunity here. Click here to download the Notice of Funding Opportunity.

Contact Information: For further information about this FOA, please contact Ariam Ferro, Grants Management Specialist, Office of Grants Management. Applicants should e-mail all technical questions to and must specifically reference FOA-ETA-21-03, and along with question(s), include a contact name, fax, and phone number.

Categories: Children, Department of Labor, Express Language for Legal Aid, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Reentry, Subgrant Possibilities

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