Employment Service Grant

What is the aim of the Employment Service Grant?

To assist persons to secure employment and workforce information by providing a variety of job search assistance and information services without charge to job seekers and to employers seeking qualified individuals to fill job openings.

Who is Eligible to Apply for the Employment Service Grant?

States, the District of Columbia, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Guam.

How and Where to Apply for the Employment Service Grant?

The governor submits a single Strategic State Plan in accordance with one of the Planning Guidances, either Stand-Alone or Unified, issued through the Federal Register. The Planning Guidance provides detailed instruction on what must be included in the State Plan. The Unified Planning Guidance provides a framework for collaboration across programs and integration of services beyond WIA Title I programs and Wagner-Peyser Activities, including non-DOL programs and other DOL programs. The plan is submitted to the Federal Coordinator for Plan Review and Approval, Division of Workforce System Support, Office of Workforce Investment, Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room S-4231, Washington, DC 20210.

How much is the Range and Average of Employment Service Grant?

Recovery Act Formula Grants ranged from $1,106,097 to $46,970,564.
Wagner-Peyser Formula Grants vary by year. Funding is published annually in the Federal Register.

For more information on the Employment Service Grant, contact:

Headquarters Office
Grace Kilbane 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20210
Phone: 202-693-3980
Fax: 202-693-3581
Email: NO-OWI.Official@dol.gov
Web Site Address: http://www.doleta.gov

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