The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Career Services and Training Grants Reopening for Select Service Areas
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:
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Opportunity Zone Benefits
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Per 20 CFR 685.200, to be eligible to receive an NFJP grant, an entity must have (1) an understanding of the problems of eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers (including their dependents); (2) a familiarity with the agricultural industries and the labor market needs of the proposed service area; and (3) the ability to demonstrate a capacity to administer and deliver effectively a diversified program of workforce investment activities (including youth workforce investment activities) and related assistance for eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers. The Department encourages applications from organizations who may not have received NFJP grants in the past.Furthermore, applicants will receive priority consideration of two bonus points if the applicant (if applying as a non-intermediary organization) or at least one subgrantee (if applying as an intermediary organization) has at least one census tract in their target area designated by the Secretary of Treasury as a qualified opportunity zone; applicants will not receive additional bonus points for more than one opportunity zone sub-grantee. For more information on opportunity zones, go to https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/opportunity-zones-frequently-asked-questions.
Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration
Dec 14, 2020
Jan 13, 2021 The closing date for receipt of applications under this announcement is January 13, 2021 Applications must be received no later than 4:00:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Last Updated Date:
Dec 14, 2020
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Expected Number of Awards:
The intent of this FOA is to fund projects that provide career services, training services, youth services, and related assistance services to eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their dependents.
No applications submitted in hardcopy by mail or hand delivery (including overnight delivery) will be accepted for this funding opportunity.
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