North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness

DOL Workforce Innovation Fund Grant Application

Funding Opportunity:
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced a Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA) for approximately $98.5 million available through the Workforce Innovation Fund to support innovative employment and training service approaches. The fund invests in programs that support, evaluate, and enhance workforce investment strategies, particularly for vulnerable populations. Entities eligible for grants from the fund include state workforce agencies, local workforce investment boards, and institutions eligible to apply for Workforce Investment Act Section 166 grants.
Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the DOL website to access more information about the Workforce Innovation Fund, as well tools and resources to support application development. An online tutorial for prospective applicants, “Grant Applications 101: A Plain English Guide to ETA Competitive Grants,” is available through Workforce3One.
Prospective applicants can register on to access the SGA. Additional grant information is also available at
The deadline for applications is 4 pm on March 22, 2012.