[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 29 (Friday, February 11, 2011)]
[Pages 7880-7881]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-3151]



Employment and Training Administration

Notice of Funding Opportunity and Solicitation for Grant 
Applications (SGA) for Ex Offenders--Adult Program Grants

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice of Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA).


    Funding Opportunity Number: SGA/DFA PY 10-10.
SUMMARY: Through this notice, the U.S. Department of Labor's (the 
``Department'') Employment and Training Administration (ETA) announces 
the availability of approximately $11.7 million in grant funds to 
provide pre-release and post-release services to ex-offenders returning 
to high poverty, high-crime communities. These services will include 
job training and employment preparation, mentoring, and assistance 
connecting to supportive services such as housing, substance abuse 
programs and mental health treatment. Specifically, the employment 
component of the grant will focus on the development of employment 
opportunities in in-demand occupations, including emerging ``green'' 
jobs. These grants will be awarded through a competitive process. The 
Department expects to award approximately 10 grants of approximately 
$1,170,000 each for a 27-month period of performance.
    The complete SGA and any subsequent SGA amendments, in connection 
with this solicitation is described in further detail on ETA's Web site 
at http://www.doleta.gov/grants/find_grants.cfm or on http://www.grants.gov. The Web sites provide application information, 
eligibility requirements, review and selection procedures and other 
program requirements governing this solicitation.

DATES: The closing date for receipt of applications is March 17, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brinda Ruggles, 200 Constitution

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Avenue, NW., Room N4716, Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: 202-693-3437; 
E-mail: [email protected].

    Signed in Washington, DC, this 8th day of February 2011.
Eric Luetkenhaus,
Grant Officer, Employment and Training Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-3151 Filed 2-10-11; 8:45 am]