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GRANT OPPORTUNITY
Issue Date: May 15, 2015

 

For Technical Assistance Contact:

Benita Parrotta, Workforce Development and Economic Opportunity

Benita.Parrotta@dol.state.nj.us

 

 

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, (Public Law 113-128)

Title II, Adult Education and Literacy

 

Consolidated Adult Basic Skills And Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education Grant Programs

Continuation Application

 

Fiscal Year 2016

 

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) is proud to announce a Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO) for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, (Public Law 113-128), Title II, Adult Education and Literacy Consolidated Adult Basic Skills And Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education Grant Programs Continuation Application for Fiscal Year 2016.

 

The purpose of the Adult Basic Skills And Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education Grant program is to provide adult education and literacy services to assist adults to become literate and obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and selfsufficiency; to assist adults who are parents to obtain the skills necessary to become partners in the education of their children; and assist adults in the completion of a secondary school education.

 

This is a one-year continuation, competitive grant program open to eligible providers. In accordance with Federal requirements WIOA, Title II (Sec. 203, (5) (A)-(J)) the term eligible provider means:

A. A local educational agency;

B. A community- or faith-based organization of demonstrated effectiveness;

C. A volunteer literacy organization of demonstrated effectiveness;

D. An institution of higher education;

E. A public or private nonprofit agency;

F. A library;

G. A public housing authority;

H. A nonprofit institution that is not described in any of subparagraphs (A) through (G) that

has the ability to provide literacy services to adults and families; or

I. A consortium of the agencies, organizations, institutions, libraries or authorities described

in any of subparagraphs (A) through (H); or

J. A partnership between an employer and an entity described in any of subparagraphs (A) through (I).

 

Take Notice that, in compliance with N.J.S.A. 52:14-34.4 et seq., the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (hereinafter "the Department" or "LWD") regularly publishes on its website at http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor all notices of fund availability pertaining to federal or state grant funds, which may be awarded by the Department. The notices of fund availability may be found on the Department's website under the heading "Public Notices" and the subheading "Notice of Availability of Grant Program Funds."

 

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