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Workforce Investment Act, Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

The federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act provides supplemental funds for Adult Basic Education (ABE), high school subjects, English as a Second Language (ESL), citizenship, and English Literacy and Civics Education (EL Civics), thereby enabling adults to become employable, productive, and responsible citizens, workers, and family members.


Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Only existing grantees funded in 2011–12 are eligible to submit applications for funding.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) Adult


Legal Authority Workforce Investment Act, Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act sections 225/231/EL Civics, Public Law 109-149; Budget Item 6110-156-0890
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3905, 3926, 3940, 3913 / 8290
Total Available $90,933,921
Recipient Amount See Allocation Formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Variable–pay-for-performance basis. Applicants must have earned payment points in 2010–11. Minimum funding is $10,000 for at least 1 earned payment point. Actual funding amount dependent on number in applicant pool, payment points earned, and type of points earned. Total funds available per Program Cost Account is divided by the total payment points earned in 2010–11 for each Program Cost Account.

Important Dates

Date Application Available February 16, 2012
Due Date April 13, 2012
Expected Notification Date July 1, 2012

Additional Information

Application WIA Title II Adult Education RFA 2012-13 []
Background Federal Grants Administration []
Fiscal Federal Grants Administration []
Funding ResultsFunding Results for WIA, Title II FY 2012-13 []
Other Unavailable


Program Cliff Moss, 916-327-6378,
Fiscal Gina Wong, 916-323-0544,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-319-0911 (phone), 916-327-7089 (fax)
Last Modified: May 5, 2015

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