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Earmark grants background information and the award process

Earmark Grants: Background Information and the Award Process


Frequently asked questions
Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is this conference about? Why am I here?

  • Who is the Earmark Center?

  • Where do the funds come from?

  • When are the funds available?

  • What are the funding requirements?

  • What is process for getting the grant award?

  • Who is my Federal Project Officer?


Earmark conference
Earmark Conference

  • Provide you guidance and technical assistance

  • Begin drafting your grant proposal

  • Meet regional representatives

  • Network with other earmark grantees


Philadelphia earmark center
Philadelphia Earmark Center

  • National Program Office

  • Responds to inquiries

  • Reviews grant proposals

  • Resolve issues regarding “legality” or allowable activities

  • Provides policy guidance and technical assistance


Where do the funds come from
Where Do the Funds Come From?

  • Directed by Congress

  • Mandated in the Conference Report

  • 195 organizations identified in the Conference Report

  • Authorized under Section 171, Pilot, Demonstration & Research Projects, of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998


President s high growth job training initiative
President’s High Growth Job Training Initiative

  • Help workers gain skills to obtain jobs

  • Identified 12 sectors

  • Projected to add substantial numbers of new jobs in the economy


President s high growth job training initiative1
President’s High Growth Job Training Initiative

  • Advanced Manufacturing

  • Automotive

  • Biotechnology

  • Construction

  • Energy

  • Financial Services

  • Geospatial Technology

  • Healthcare

  • Hospitality

  • Information Technology

  • Retail

  • Transportation


When are the funds available
When are the Funds Available?

  • Funding availability

    • Funds become available the beginning of the program year on July 1, 2005

    • Funding authority expires at the end of the program year on June 30, 2006


What are the funding requirements
What are the Funding Requirements?

  • Grant proposal should include:

    • Provision for direct services to individuals

    • Performance measures

    • An evaluation component

    • Evidence of coordination with the local workforce delivery system


What are the funding requirements1
What are the Funding Requirements?

  • Research

    • Contribute to the solution of employment and training concerns in the United States

    • ETA Five-Year Research Plan (http://wdr.doleta.gov/opr/fulltext/01-strategicPlan.pdf)


What are the funding requirements2
What are the Funding Requirements?

  • Submit a grant proposal that complies with the:

    • Conference Report

    • WIA Section 171 – P, D, & R Projects

    • WIA Section 181 - Requirements & Restrictions

    • WIA Section 195 – General Administration

    • OMB Rules and Regulations

    • Reference Book One: The Essential Guide for Writing an Earmark Grant Proposal

    • Reference Book Two: A Guide to Financial & Grant Management Requirements for Earmark Grants

    • ETA Five-Year Research Plan

  • Awarded within the time frames


What is the process for receiving the grant award
What is the Process for Receiving the Grant Award?

  • Multi-step process

    • Grant proposal submission

    • Grant proposal review

      • Federal Project Officer

      • Philadelphia Earmark Center

      • Grant Officer

    • Grant Officer Approval

    • Congressional Notification

  • Approximately 60-90 days from submission of the final grant proposal to ETA to receive grant award



Getting to know you
Getting to Know You Representative?


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