Aug 15, 2005
The closing date for receipt of applications under this announcement is August 15, 2005. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. (Eastern Time). Application and submission information is explained in detail in Part IV of this SGA.
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The U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (ETA), announces the availability of approximately $5 million in demonstration grant funds to test unique and innovative training strategies for services to individuals with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) (those who do not speak English as their primary language and who have a limited ability to read, speak, write, or understand English ) and Hispanic Americans, specifically, those who lack basic and occupational skills needed by high-growth occupations. This demonstration program is targeted to incumbent workers, new job entrants or youth who lack the language, basic skills, and occupational skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century workplace. This demonstration program emphasizes the use of innovative contextualized learning strategies which simultaneously provide language and occupational skills training that open career opportunities and pathways for LEP and Hispanic Americans.
Who can apply:
Eligible functional categories:
Employment and Training Administration Pilots, Demonstrations, and Research Projects
Workforce Investment Act - Limited English Proficiency and Hispanic Worker Initiative - SGA-DFA-PY 05-02
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Department of Labor, Employment Training Administration, Office of Grants and Contract Management