Indian and Native American Employment and Training Programs Grants


  • Type: Federal
  • Category: Not Stated


  • Award Min: $1,000.00
  • Award Max: $5,000,000.00
  • Quantity: 166


  • Deadline: Apr 23, 2014
  • Funding Available: Not Stated
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To be eligible for an award under WIA Section 166 and this solicitation, an entity must meet all eligibility requirements of WIA Section 166 and 20 CFR 668.200, as well as the application and designation requirements found at 20 CFR Part 668, subpart B. The Federal regulations are available at: Potential applicants are expected to thoroughly review and comply with the statute and regulations. The types of entities that are potentially eligible to apply for WIA Section 166 funds under this solicitation are: Federally-recognized Indian Tribes; Tribal organizations as defined in 25 U.S.C. 450b; Alaskan Native-controlled organizations representing regional or village areas, as defined in the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; Native Hawaiian-controlled entities; Native American-controlled organizations serving Indians; and/or State-recognized tribal organizations serving individuals eligible to participate under section 401 of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). Applicants may apply individually or in a consortium. (See more details at site.)

The purpose of the WIA Section 166 program is to support employment and training activities for Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian individuals in order to: 
1. develop more fully the academic, occupational, and literacy skills of such individuals; 
2. make such individuals more competitive in the workforce; and 
3. promote the economic and social development of Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities in accordance with the goals and values of such communities. 
The Department administers Indian and Native American (INA) programs to maximize the Federal commitment to support the growth and development of Native American people and communities as determined by representatives of such communities. 

Additional Info:
For further information about this SGA, please contact Serena Boyd, Grants Management Specialist, Office of Grants Management, at (202) 693-3338. Applicants should e-mail all technical questions to and must specifically reference SGA/DFA PY 13-02, and along with question(s), include a contact name, fax and phone number. This announcement is being made available on the ETA Web site at and