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Strategies Targeting Characteristics Common to Female Ex-Offenders

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) announces the availability approximately of $12 million in grant funds to award approximately eight grants to serve adult and youth ex-offenders pre- and post-release. Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations, including faithbased and community-based organizations. Applicants may choose to serve either youth or adults but may not serve both populations. Services to be funded will be targeted to female ex-offenders, but must also be open to eligible male ex-offenders. Applicants must include an integrated strategy that includes empowerment and self-development, workforce development, education, and case management, as well as required and additional state and/or local partnerships.

Issue Date: February 28, 2013 Closing Date: April 17, 2013