Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor


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YouthBuild Grantmaking in the Works

YouthBuild is a community-based alternative education program for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are high school dropouts, adjudicated youths, youths aging out of foster care, youths with disabilities, migrant farmworker youths, and other disconnected youth populations.

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Unemployed to Receive Employment

RSEA helps unemployment insurance claimants return to work faster. Those UI claimants permanently separated from employment are required to participate in the RESEA program. These funds connect participants with in-person assessments and reemployment services through local job centers. Activities include developing an individual reemployment plan, providing labor market information, identifying job skills and prospects and reviewing claimant’s continued UI benefit eligibility.

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States to Devise Mining Safety Laws

The program supports states in devising and enforcing mining laws and regulations, including those to reduce unsafe conditions and protect workers. Those focusing on small mining operations receive preference.

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Dislocated Worker Funding Addressing Opioid Impact

The Employment and Training Administration (DOL) is using dislocated worker funding, authorized under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (PL 113-128), to address the impact the opioid epidemic is having on the nation’s workforce. The law authorizes dislocated worker demonstration funding under Sec. 169(c), while grant programs are permitted by Sec. 170.

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$100M to Address Opioid Epidemic

The program supports addressing the opioid crisis through the Disaster Recovery Dislocated Worker Grants, authorized under Sec. 170 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (PL 113-128). State and tribal governments will create disaster-relief employment to alleviate the effects of the opioid crisis in affected communities. Additionally, they will provide employment and training activities to address economic and workforce impacts related to widespread opioid use, addiction and overdose.

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WIOA Advancing Apprenticeship Funding Programs

A recent House Education and Workforce subcommittee hearing examined how the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (PL 113-128) supports work-based learning, including on-the-job education and apprenticeships.

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Dislocated Workers to Receive Assistance

The program supports job training that provides dislocated workers, who are unlikely to return to previous occupations, an opportunity to retool and re-engage in high-growth sectors of the economy.

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Materials, Pilot to Promote Workforce Safety

Grantees will provide training and education programs for workers and employers on safety and health hazards in the workplace and inform workers of their rights and employers of their responsibilities under federal law.

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Mine Safety Submissions Due Aug. 23

The program provides education and training initiatives to identify, avoid and prevent unsafe working conditions in and around mines. This year’s competition will focus on creating training and training materials on powered haulage safety, metal and nonmetal mine workplace examinations and mine emergency prevention and preparedness.

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Partnerships to Increase Apprenticeship Programs

The program supports sector-based approaches to implementing apprenticeships on a national scale in key industry sectors. The three goals are to (1) accelerate the expansion of apprenticeships to new industry sectors reliant on H-1B visas; (2) promote the large-scale expansion of apprenticeships across the nation; and (3) increase apprenticeship opportunities for all Americans.

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