Program Year 2020 Funding Allotments and Instructions for the INA Section 166 Programs


Funding Opportunity ID: 327203
Opportunity Number: PY20-NA-SEC166-FUNDING
Opportunity Title: Program Year 2020 Funding Allotments and Instructions for the INA Section 166 Programs
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Employment, Labor and Training
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 17.265
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for a WIOA Sec. 166 grant, an entity must have legal status as a government or as an agency of a government, private non-profit corporation, or a consortium whose members all qualify as one of these entities. Per 20 CFR 684.200(f), these entities include: Federally recognized Indian tribes; Tribal organizations, as defined in 25 U.S.C. 450b; Alaska Native-controlled organizations; Native Hawaiian-controlled organizations; Indian-controlled organizations serving INAs; A consortium of eligible entities which meets the legal requirements for a consortium as described at 20 CFR 684.200(e); State-recognized tribal organizations as defined in 20 CFR 684.200(g)
Agency Code: DOL-ETA
Agency Name: Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Posted Date: May 19, 2020
Close Date: Jun 17, 2020 The closing date for receipt of applications under this announcement is 06/17/2020. Applications must be received no later than 4:00:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Last Updated Date: May 19, 2020
Award Ceiling: $4,066,245
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $68,143,590
Expected Number of Awards: 310
Description: On December 20, 2019, the President signed the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 (P.L. 116-94). This Act provides $55,000,000 for Native American programs under section 166 of the WIOA. Of this amount, one percent ($550,000) will be set-aside for technical assistance pursuant to 20 CFR 684.270(e) of the WIOA regulations. Therefore, the total amount available for the Native American CSP is $54,450,000. This amount will be allocated to INA grantees using the formula at 20 CFR 684.270(b).The Act also provides $913,130,000 for grants to States for WIOA youth activities and pursuant to Section 127(b)(1)(A) of WIOA, 1½ percent of this amount is to be used to provide youth workforce investment activities for Native American youth in accordance with Section 166(d)(2)(A)(ii) of WIOA. Accordingly, $13,693,590 is available for PY 2020 and will be allotted to INA grantees to provide supplemental services to low-income Native American youth on or near Indian reservations and in Oklahoma, Alaska, and Hawaii. ETA will allocate funds to INA grantees using the formula in the WIOA regulations at 20 CFR 684.440.
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