Grant Purpose - California Workforce Association

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BETTER TOGETHER
Aligning Resources and Partners in CA Regions
Objectives
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Your ETA Team
Understand the Breadth of ETA
Workforce Funding in CA
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Think Through Opportunities for
the Board to Look Broader
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Connect the Job-Driven Work of
CA’s Boards to National Vision
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Carol Padovan – Federal Project
Officer, CA’s Workforce System
Jeffrey Chism – Federal Project
Officer, Discretionary Grants
Bryan Rogers – Regional Director,
State Systems
National Vision
Job-Driven Workforce Solutions
Transform
Registered
Apprenticeships
Spur Innovation
@ All Levels
Make Easier to
Acquire InDemand Skills
Promote What
Works
Organize Community Resources
Deepen, Sustain
Employer
Partnerships
SIX
GUIDING
PRINCIPLES
Optimize
Alignment of
Systems, Funding
Focal Areas
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Re-Employment/Long-Term Unemployed
Innovation in Services, Maximized Flexibility
Veterans, Disconnected Youth, Vulnerable Populations
Credentials & Career Pathways
Industry-Sector Alignment
Federal and other Partners
Region 6 Priorities
Strategic Investment & Alignment
Aligned Performance Management Measurements
Customer-Centric Service (Re)Design
Building of the Field
ETA Resources in California
Formula and Discretionary Resources
CA FORMULA
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Workforce Investment Act Youth
Workforce Investment Act Adult
Workforce Investment Act DW
Wagner-Peyser
Labor Market Information
$119,122,833
$114,152,207
$157,376,202
$ 79,586,271
$ 2,512,037
$472,749,550
Formula PY14
Formula and Discretionary Resources
Discretionary Investment Areas
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Re-Employment/Long-Term Unemployed
At-Risk Youth
Ex-Offenders
Innovation in Service Design
Community College Curriculum/High-Growth Credent.
Apprenticeship
TAACCCT – Round 4
Grant Purpose
• Build community college capacity to provide accessible training programs
• Increase attainment of industry recognized credentials in high growth industries
• Innovate design/delivery of instruction that leads to improved outcomes
Details
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$450M; All States; Single Institutions up to $2.5M; Consortia up to $15M
Closes July 7; Issued April 16
Eligible Applicants: Community Colleges
Required Program Collaboration with System: Engage and collaborate with LWIBs,
AJC’s, State agencies that administer TAA, other WIA required AJC partners”
Face Forward 2
Grant Purpose
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Improve workforce outcomes of court-involved youth 14-24yo
Attainment of education and industry-recognized credentials
Use of career pathways
Juvenile justice strategies for diversion and record expungement
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$44M; 4 grants of $5M; approx. 16 grants up to $1.5M; up to 39-month projects
Closes May 2; Issued March 13
Eligible Applicants: CBO or FBO with 501(c)3 status
Required Program Collaboration with AJCs or Local WIBs
H-1B Ready-to-Work
Grant Purpose / Focal Points
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Support high-performing job-driven partnerships
Re-employ long-term unemployed workers
Work-Based Training That Enables Earning While Learning
Specialized services leading to rapid employment in occupations/industries for
which employers use H-1B visas to hire foreign workers.
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$150M; 20-30 Awards from $3M - $10M; up to 48-month projects
Closes June 19; Issued February 19
Eligible Applicants: Public and Private Partnerships
Required Program Collaboration with: Workforce System, Training Providers,
Businesses and Non-Profit Business Intermediaries
Resource Alignment
Connecting Investments: System Roles
System
Backbone
System
Builder
Grant
Steward
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Positioned work that
leverages the system
towards solutions and
community advancement
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Strategic partnerships
Collaborative
funding/design
Greater systems approach
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Effective structure
Grant management
Outcomes
Connecting Investments: Leveraged $
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Aloha: 6/40
SF Healthcare
Lean State
Functional Alignment
Co-Enrollment
Connecting Investments: CA Waivers
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Customized Training and OJT sliding scale
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Up to 90% covered by WIA funds; private or public employers
Could be used for layoff aversion activities
Rapid Response and Local Funds for Incumbent Worker
Training as Layoff Aversion
Summer Youth Program waivers
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Allows co-enrollment with TANF funds
Work Readiness as only credential; design framework flexibility
Connecting Investments: CA Waivers
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Other waivers may be applied for
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Review the Database
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Only a handful of requirements may not be waived.
http://waivers.doleta.gov
TEGL 2609, Change 1
Connecting Investments: Policy Flexibility
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Appropriations Act
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Permits contracting for cohort training with eligible providers
In place since 2010
Check Your Policies
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“Accidental Inflexibility” leading to less opportunity
EDD Regional Advisors and ETA’s Carol Padovan as resources
Join Us for More Learning
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Region 6 Targeted Technical Assistance
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Three Series of Webinars
 Strengthening
Customer Service Design
 State and Local/Regional Alignment
 Strengthening Workforce Systems Capacity

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