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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.

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.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Public or private corporations, agencies, education organizations, or associations may submit applications. Applicants must be legelly constituted and qualified to do business in California. The California Department of Education reserves the right to evaluate new successful applicants through a site visit.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Eligible applicants include the following: a local educational agency; a nonprofit community-based 501(c)(3) organization of demonstrated effectiveness; a volunteer literacy organization of demonstrated effectiveness; an institution of higher education; a public or private nonprofit agency; a library, a public housing authority; State agencies that operate institutions, such as the California Department of Developmental Services and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation; a nonprofit institution that is not described in any of these subparagraphs and has the ability to provide literacy services to adults and families; and a consortium of the agencies, organizations, institutions, libraries, or authorities described above.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Adult
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Adult

Funding

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 2014-15
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
8290 / 3905, 3926, 3940, 3913
Total Available $85,000,000
Recipient
Amount
See Allocation Formula
Match
Requirement
Yes
Allocation Formula Variable pay-for-performance reimbursable grant. Approved new agencies must satisfy all performance requirements, and in so doing, generate payment points to receive future funding. Actual funding amount dependent on number in applicant pool. Successful continuing applicants will be awarded funds based upon past payment points earned. New applicants will be awarded funds based on Adult Education Office audited proof of projected performance.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
November 19, 2013
Due Date January 28, 2014
Expected
Notification Date
July 1, 2014

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r8/wia14rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/ae/fg/
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/ae/fg/
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r8/wia14result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Clifford Moss
Phone : 916-327-6378
E-mail : cmoss@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Janet Morrison
Phone : 916-323-6045
E-mail : Jamorris@cde.ca.gov
Division Coordinated Student Support & Adult Education
Phone : 916-322-2175
Fax : 916-327-7089

Last Modified: March 6, 2014

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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