Funding available for work with dropouts, ex-offenders

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The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration is looking for grant applicants interested in working with young adult offenders and high school dropouts in high-crime areas. The proposed programs must work with people between ages 18 and 24. The plan is to make two awards of $10 million, which will cover a six-month planning period and two years of operation. A proposal must include plans for five required activities: connection to employment, mentoring, case management, education and restorative justice.

Click here for details on the solicitation. The deadline is May 10.