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The Employment and Training Admin. (DOL) will soon offer a $5 million solicitation to develop and operate satellite American Job Centers correctional facilities to address the employment barriers of incarcerated offenders as they transition into the community and the workforce.
posted 10/17/14 12:08 PM read complete story
These funds will support programs that have the capacity and proven track record of providing a broad range of marriage and relationship education and skills training to low-income populations.
posted 10/6/14 4:03 PM read complete story
Pay for Success financing is a mechanism for increasing investments in effective social interventions by changing the way government allocates and invests its resources – focusing on results and outcomes. This grant competition will determine in which situations the Pay for Success will be most effective.
posted 10/1/14 3:38 PM read complete story
Congress is now adjourned so lawmakers can hit the campaign trail before the November elections. During the upcoming lame duck session, House Appropriations Committee Chair Harold Rogers (R-KY) and Senate Appropriations Chair Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) agree an omnibus bill should be passed so the new Congress can start fresh.
posted 9/23/14 11:37 AM read complete story
These funds go for programs offering alternatives for runaway and homeless youth who might otherwise end up dealing with law enforcement officials or in the child welfare, mental health or juvenile justice systems.
posted 9/19/14 07:18 AM read complete story
The program will fund national and regional public transportation workforce projects to help workers move into the middle class through improved transportation options.
posted 9/11/14 2:23 PM read complete story
The programs focus on providing quality living situations for runaway and homeless youth.
posted 9/5/14 1:45 PM read complete story
FAM subscribers in larger cities should contact their local mayor’s office to see if they have been invited to apply for $45 million in funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies to boost city halls’ capacity to use innovation in tackling major challenges and improve urban life. If city officials have been invited, they should ask about partnering opportunities.
posted 8/25/14 1:18 PM read complete story
The program increases availability of civil and criminal legal assistance for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Funds may be used for direct legal services and training for lawyers and advocates.
posted 8/21/14 1:20 PM read complete story
These projects have three overall goals to: (1) meet the food needs of low-income individuals; (2) increase the self-reliance of communities in providing for their own food needs; and (3) promote comprehensive responses to local food, farm and nutrition issues.
posted 8/12/14 12:29 PM read complete story
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