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DOL Final Rule Announcement

On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay.

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Posted On: 9/27/2019 3:34 PM

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Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 4-19

TEGL 4-19: Waiver Authority for the INA Program and Implementation of Additional Indicators of Performance

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Posted On: 9/4/2019 11:24 AM

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NINAETC Eastern Mid-Western Training

2019 Eastern Mid-Western Regional Peer to Peer Training Conference on October 29 - November 1, 2019.

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Posted On: 9/4/2019 10:34 AM

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BIA - Branch of Water Resources Workforce Opportunity

The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Branch of Water Resources has some information on these two workforce development programs. Please visit link for more information.  https://www.bia.gov/bia/ots/division-natural-resources/branch-water-resources

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Posted On: 9/25/2019 11:34 AM

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2020 Western Regional WIOA 477 Training

2020 WIOA/477 Training

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Posted On: 9/4/2019 10:49 AM

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IASA Interdepartmental Coordinating Committee Announces Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse (IASA) Interdepartmental Coordinating Committee in partnership with the National Indian Health Board encourages American Indian and Alaska Native communities to participate in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27, 2019!  Share the promotional materials with your colleagues, tribal stakeholders, family, and friends. 

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Posted On: 4/30/2019 2:42 PM

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HUD and ED Funding

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Funding Availability and Department of Education (ED) Grants  

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Posted On: 10/11/2019 9:45 AM

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2019 NINAETC Conference Agenda

The Eastern Mid-Western Regional Peer to Peer Training Conference committee released the final agenda for the upcoming event, October 28-31, 2019.

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Posted On: 10/18/2019 10:40 AM

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Department of Commerce Funding Opportunities

Department of Commerce Award and Funding Announcements 

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Posted On: 10/11/2019 9:45 AM

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Federal Funding Opportunity Announcements

Funding Opportunities Available from Department of Interior, Environmental Protection Agency, and Department of Agriculture  

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Posted On: 10/11/2019 9:45 AM

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DINAP Position Announcement - Workforce Development Specialist

The following vacancy has been posted to USA Jobs.  This position is a full-time permanent position in the Division of Indian and Native American Programs.  Please apply online at USA Jobs.   Vacancy Numbers: DE-19-ETA-OWI-029 Title/Grade/Series: Workforce Development Specialist, GS-0142-12 Duty Station: Washington, DC

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Posted On: 10/16/2019 4:06 PM

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Department of Labor, Information Comment Request

Department of Labor issues comment request - Employment and Training Administration (ETA) - Financial Report Form ETA - 9130

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Posted On: 10/9/2019 11:24 AM

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Health Professions Student Loan Program and Nursing Student Loan Program Administrative...

View a HHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) comment request notice – Health Professions Student Loan (HPSL) Program and Nursing Student Loan (NSL) Program Administrative Requirements (Regulations and Policy). OMB No. 0915–0047—Revision

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Posted On: 11/29/2017 4:32 PM

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NURSE Corps Scholarship Program, OMB No. 0915–0301—Revision

View a HHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) comment request notice – NURSE Corps Scholarship Program, OMB No. 0915–0301—Revision

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Posted On: 11/29/2017 4:35 PM

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Indian Country Today Article - The 2020 Census is in 'Deep Trouble' and Tribes Will Lose Big

Tribes will lose at least $3,000 in government spending for every citizen who is not counted. American Indians and Alaska Natives are undercounted during the best of circumstances when the U.S. conducts its once-a-decade count.

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Posted On: 9/13/2018 6:39 PM

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WeRNative’s Monthly Contest Highlighting Suicide Prevention Month

WeRNative is a comprehensive health resource for Native youth, by Native youth, that promotes holistic health and positive growth in local communities, and the nation at large. September is Suicide Prevention Month and WeRNative is inviting American Indian and Alaska Native youth ages 15- 24 to help spread awareness and messages of hope. Those who participate have a chance to win $75. Submissions are due September 20, 2018.

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Posted On: 9/5/2018 5:38 PM

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Funding: Cooperative Agreements to Community Colleges/Two-Year Minority Service Institutions

The Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP)  engages underrepresented populations through a wide variety of initiatives.  Awards will be made by NASA as cooperative agreements to Community College/Two-Year Minority Serving Institutions.

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Posted On: 9/13/2018 6:39 PM

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Pre-Apprenticeship: New Jersey Reentry Program Expands, Helping Woman, Minorities, Veterans

Training for and placement in jobs in construction trades through a program called NJBuild. To qualify for NJBuild, a person must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or a GED, a driver's license and a valid ID, such as a passport, social security card, or birth certificate. They also need a valid score from a Test for Adult Basic Education obtained in the last six months.  Visit the Apprenticeship community at https://apprenticeshipusa.workforcegps.org

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Posted On: 9/5/2018 5:40 PM

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Department of Labor Announces Launch of Apprenticeship.gov

This web portal features an Apprenticeship Finder tool that offers career seekers a platform to search for apprenticeships by city, state and occupation, as well as connects job seekers to high-skilled, high-paying careers.

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Posted On: 9/4/2018 7:41 PM

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National Congress of American Indians Latest Op-ed: Removing Obstacles and Targeted Solutions

NCAI’s Partnership for Tribal Governance (PTG) worked to identify and document key foundational strategies that empower tribal innovation and, in turn, workforce development success - Removing Obstacles and Targeted Solutions.

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Posted On: 9/5/2018 5:39 PM

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Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors, Notice of Rate Change in Effect as of January 1, 2019

This notice announces the applicable minimum wage rate for workers performing work on or in connection with federal contracts covered by Executive Order 13658, beginning January 1, 2019.

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Posted On: 9/4/2018 7:42 PM

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Funding: Responding to Opioid Use Disorders in Tribal Communities

This Funding Opportunity Announcement is to leverage SAMHSA funding (including TI-18-016, TI-18-015, and TI 17-014) for tribal responses to the opioid crisis by supporting culturally relevant research built upon projects supported by SAMHSA.

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Posted On: 9/18/2018 4:59 PM

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DOL Newsletter – America’s Labor Day 2018

Featured videos include: Expanding Apprenticeships Investing in the American Workforce Prisoner Reentry into the Workforce Combating the Opioid Crisis

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Posted On: 9/4/2018 7:43 PM

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Final Op-ed in Eight-Part Series Exploring Tribal Innovation in Workforce Development

The topic of this week's op-ed is titled "Partnerships and sustainability are key to developing tribal workforces."

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Posted On: 9/18/2018 4:59 PM

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Department of Homeland Security, DHS-18-GPD-044-00-99 FY 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grants

The purpose of the program is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards.

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Posted On: 9/18/2018 4:59 PM

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Census Newsletter - Native Poverty Data Lost and Found

The latest issue of Norm DeWeaver’s occasional newsletter on American Indian and Alaska Native issues in Census Bureau operations and data.

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Posted On: 9/20/2018 4:35 PM

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USDA Partners to Improve Electric Infrastructure for More Than 347,000 Rural Americans in 13 States

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making the investments through the Electric Infrastructure Program to improve rural electric service in 13 states.

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Posted On: 9/20/2018 4:37 PM

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The General Accountability Office Releases Report on Tribal Broadband

The General Accountability Office (GAO) released a report - Tribal Broadband: Few Partnerships Exist and the Rural Utilities Service Needs to Identify and Address Any Funding Barriers Tribes Face. Why GAO Did This Study: Various federal programs support increasing broadband deployment in unserved areas, including tribal lands. Tribes can form partnerships with private sector companies and others to deploy broadband infrastructure on tribal lands.

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Posted On: 9/28/2018 3:31 PM

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Child Support Intergovernmental Case Processing Innovation Demonstration

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) forecast invites eligible applicants to submit competitive grant applications to test how the child support program can improve intergovernmental case processing and collections. The specific project objectives of this goal are: 1) Increase payments on intergovernmental cases; AND 2) Improve case processing procedures to increase efficiency and customer service.

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Posted On: 9/27/2018 5:24 PM

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Funding: AmeriCorps State and National Grants FY2019 Corporation for National and Community Service

AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen communities.

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Posted On: 9/27/2018 5:25 PM

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Opportunities for 16-and 17-Year-Olds in Health Care Occupations Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

The Department of Labor (Department) is proposing this rule to enhance employment, training, and apprenticeship opportunities for 16- and 17-year-olds in health care occupations in the United States while maintaining worker safety.

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Posted On: 9/27/2018 5:25 PM

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Nearly $1.5 Million Awarded to Help American Women Enter Apprenticeships, Expand Job Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded nearly $1.5 million to help recruit, train, and retain more American women in quality pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs, and pursue careers in manufacturing, infrastructure, and cybersecurity, among other industries.

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Posted On: 9/28/2018 3:32 PM

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Census Bureau Begins Jobs Recruiting Effort for 2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of workers for temporary jobs available nationwide in advance of the 2020 Census. The 2020 Census Jobs website allows applicants to apply for a range of positions, including recruiting assistants, office operations supervisors, clerks, census field supervisors and census takers.

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Posted On: 9/27/2018 5:26 PM

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HHS Awards $50 Million to Assist AI/AN Tribal Efforts Combating the Opioid Overdose Epidemic

The Department of Health & Human Service’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded grants of about $50 million to American Indian and Alaska Native tribes to strengthen their efforts to combat the opioid overdose epidemic.

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Posted On: 9/27/2018 5:28 PM

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New Brief: Better Together – Career and Guided Pathways

The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) and Workforce Collaborative of the Greater Washington Community Foundation hosted a convening titled “Maximizing the Power of Pathways: Vital Career Pathway Conversations.”  CLASP has released the initial brief as part of a series highlighting lessons from its convening.

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Posted On: 9/27/2018 5:27 PM

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Information on Involvement in Justice Systems & Grant Programs to Help Address Juvenile Delinquency

Federal reports on Native American youth found challenges—such as poverty and exposure to violence—that can make them susceptible to being arrested, charged, or sentenced in the justice system.

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Posted On: 9/27/2018 5:27 PM

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Outdated and Superseded Regulations—Career and Technical Education National Programs

The Secretary of the Department of Education removes outdated, superseded regulations for seven programs in the State Vocational and Applied Technology Education Programs and National Discretionary Programs of Vocational Education.

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Posted On: 9/26/2018 6:03 PM

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Norm DeWeaver Census Newsletter - The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Prepares for 2020

The feature story covers the work the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and its Complete Count Committee are doing to prepare for the 2020 Census.  The Tribe creates its own materials promoting participation in the Census by all tribal members and conducts a vigorous outreach campaign, activities that other tribes might well emulate.

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Posted On: 9/27/2018 5:28 PM

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New Solar Career Platform Unveiled

The Solar Training Network is introducing AmericanSolarWorkforce.org, a comprehensive online platform to help solar companies recruit qualified candidates; allow solar job seekers to find career and training opportunities; and help the entire industry build a strong and diverse solar workforce.

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Posted On: 9/26/2018 6:03 PM

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Ohio Undertakes Recruitment Campaign for Building Trades Apprenticeship Program

Affiliated Construction Trades (ACT) Ohio and the Ohio State Building & Construction Trades Council (OSBCTC) are actively recruiting returning veterans, underemployed Ohioans and high school students across the state for enrollment in Building Trades apprenticeship programs.

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Posted On: 9/26/2018 6:06 PM

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Department of Labor Announces Trade and Economic Transition Dislocated Worker Grants

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced nearly $110 million in Trade and Economic Transition Dislocated Worker Grants (DWGs) for state, tribal, and non-profit entities that are working in collaboration with community partners and local Workforce Development Boards to prepare Americans for professions in high-growth employment sectors.

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Posted On: 9/26/2018 6:07 PM

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Phoenix Indian Center Newsletter - College Fair, Storytelling, Workshops and more

View the September 11, 2018 newsletter from the Phoenix Indian Center.

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Posted On: 9/12/2018 4:31 PM

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USDA Partners with Communities to Support Opioid Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Opportunities

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $10.7 million in 85 projects in 22 states through the Communities Facilities program.

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Posted On: 9/12/2018 4:33 PM

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New Report -- “Improving Skills through America’s Workforce Development System”

The goal of the federal workforce system should not just be to expand training; it should be to expand quality training, which connects job seekers with education and skills to be employed, earn decent wages, and open the door to career success.

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Posted On: 9/12/2018 4:34 PM

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Native Agriculture & Food Systems College Scholarship Applications Due by October 4

The Native Agriculture and Food Systems Scholarship Program encourages more Native American college students to enter these fields so that they can better assist their communities with these efforts.

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Posted On: 9/12/2018 4:35 PM

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Closing the Loop and Advancement are Key to Developing Tribal Workforces

The National Congress of American Indians published their latest op-ed on tribal workforce development titled "Closing the loop and advancement are key to developing tribal workforces."

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Posted On: 9/12/2018 4:30 PM

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ETA Announces List of Labor Surplus Areas for Fiscal Year 2019

ETA is publishing the annual list of labor surplus areas. The regulations provide exceptional circumstance criteria for classifying labor surplus areas when catastrophic events, such as natural disasters, plant closings, and contract cancellations are expected to have a long-term impact on labor market area conditions, discounting temporary or seasonal factors.

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Posted On: 9/17/2018 3:52 PM

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Applications for New Authorities; Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority

The Secretary provides State educational agencies (SEAs), including consortia of SEAs, with the authority to establish and operate an innovative assessment system in their public schools under the Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority.

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Posted On: 9/17/2018 3:52 PM

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Position Opening – Natural Resource Conservation Services Soil Conservation Technician Vacancy

Positions in Chinle, AZ., Dawson, GA., Audobon, IA., and Boone IA.

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Posted On: 9/24/2018 6:03 PM

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STEM: National Science Foundation Announces Awards for Louis Stokes Regional Centers of Excellence

National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced awards for six Louis Stokes regional centers of excellence (LSRCEs) that will support recruitment and retention of minority undergraduate and graduate students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Posted On: 9/21/2018 1:36 PM

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Rural Community Assistance Corporation Network News September 2018

All RCAC services are available to and have a priority to work with Tribes and Native communities. In addition, there are three programs designed specifically for Tribes.

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Posted On: 9/21/2018 1:37 PM

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New Incentive Program Encourages Apprenticeships

Massachusetts has created a new Apprenticeship Tax Credit program as part of a wide-ranging economic development bill passed this summer. Massachusetts is not the only state with incentive programs tied to apprenticeships. We were able to identify the following programs through the C2ER State Business Incentives Database.

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Posted On: 9/21/2018 1:35 PM

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Health and Human Services (HHS) Awards over $1 Billion to Combat the Opioid Crisis

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded over $1 billion in opioid-specific grants to help combat the crisis ravaging our country. The awards support HHS's Five-Point Opioid Strategy, which was launched last year and enhanced this week. To learn more about SAMHSA-supported resources, please visit SAMHSA's Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse page.

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Posted On: 9/21/2018 1:35 PM

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Treasury Department Awards $202.2 Million to Support Economic Growth in Low-Income Communities

On September 19, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awarded 302 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) totaling $202.2 million in awards. The awards run through the fiscal year (FY) 2018 round of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and the Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program).

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Posted On: 9/24/2018 6:02 PM

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Economic Development Administration Announces Grants-in-Aid

The Economic Development Administration yesterday announced a number of grants-in-aid to communities and Native American organizations yesterday.

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Posted On: 9/24/2018 6:00 PM

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Department of Housing and Urban Development Awards $12 million in Healthy Homes Production Grants

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded more than $12 million in Healthy Homes Production grants to 13 Tribes and Tribal agencies to protect children and families from home health and safety hazards.

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Posted On: 9/10/2018 8:20 PM

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Innovation Center Schedules Listening Sessions

USDA Rural Development Innovation Center is working to develop a common platform to deliver four guaranteed loan programs.  The Innovation Center solicits feedback on how to simplify, improve and enhance the delivery of Rural Development guarantee loan programs.

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Posted On: 9/10/2018 8:21 PM

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Education Commission of the States Releases Work-Based Learning: Model Policy Components

A new report from ECS -- Work-Based Learning: Model Policy Components --explores five interrelated policy areas ((State and Regional Coordination, Access, Finance, Program Quality, and Graduation Credit) and includes state examples. 

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Posted On: 9/19/2018 4:51 PM

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Involvement in Justice Systems and Information on Grants to Help Address Juvenile Delinquency

Federal reports on Native American youth found challenges—such as poverty and exposure to violence—that can make them susceptible to being arrested, charged, or sentenced in the justice system.

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Posted On: 9/19/2018 4:52 PM

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HUD Awards $18 Million to Clean up Dangerous Lead in Public Housing

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it is awarding $18 million to 20 public housing funds are offered through HUD's Lead-Based Paint Capital Fund Program and are used to ensure public housing developments that were tested and abated over twenty years ago remain lead-free.

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Posted On: 9/10/2018 8:16 PM

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HUD Awards $99 Million to Provide Affordable Housing to People with Disabilities

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today (September 4) awarded $98.5 million to 285 local public housing authorities across the country to provide permanent affordable housing to nearly 12,000 additional non-elderly persons with disabilities.

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Posted On: 9/10/2018 8:17 PM

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Census: National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations to Meet November 1 – 2

The National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations (NAC) addresses policy, research, and technical issues relating to all Census Bureau programs and activities.

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Posted On: 9/19/2018 4:51 PM

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Involvement in Justice Systems and Information on Grants to Help Address Juvenile Delinquency

Risk factors such as high rates of poverty and substance abuse make them susceptible to being involved with justice systems at the federal, state and local, and tribal levels.

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Posted On: 9/10/2018 8:18 PM

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General Accounting Office (GAO) Issues Report on Broadband Access on Tribal Lands

GAO is making three recommendations to Federal Communications Commission, including that it collect and report data that accurately measure tribal broadband access as well as develop a process to obtain tribal input on the accuracy of the data.

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Posted On: 9/10/2018 8:19 PM

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Making Wage Data Work – Creating a Federal Resource for Evidence and Transparency

The Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking called for the creation of a single federal source of wage data for statistical purposes and evaluation.  This paper reviews current coverage and allowable uses, as well as federal and state actions required to make each option viable as a single federal source of wage data that can be accessed by government agencies and authorized researchers.

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Posted On: 9/10/2018 8:17 PM

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USDA Partners with HHS to Support Rural Communities Combating Opioid Misuse

Department of Agriculture (USDA) and a group of Cooperative Extension partners will have the opportunity to apply for grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help communities combat opioid use disorders.

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Posted On: 9/10/2018 8:14 PM

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July 3, 2018 Daily Announcements

Today's post includes: Census Newsletter on Growth in Native Population 2010-2017 - issued by Norm DeWeaver, June 29, 2018    

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Posted On: 7/5/2018 11:57 AM

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House Passes H.R. 1635, the Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act

The legislation will improve financial aid counseling for students receiving a Pell Grant or a federal loan.

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Posted On: 9/10/2018 8:15 PM

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Technical Assistance To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities

The Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces applications for new awards for technical assistance and dissemination to improve services and results for children with disabilities and model demonstration projects to improve academic outcomes of students with intellectual disabilities in elementary and middle school.

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Posted On: 7/19/2018 4:19 PM

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Personnel Development To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities

The Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces applications for new awards for personnel development to improve services and results for children with disabilities and associate degree preservice program improvement grants to support personnel working with young children with disabilities.

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Posted On: 7/19/2018 4:21 PM

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$47,600,000 Award in Training Grants to Help Homeless Veterans Re-enter the Workforce

The U.S. Department of Labor announces the award of 163 Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Project Grants totaling $47,600,000, to provide workforce reintegration services to more than 18,000 homeless veterans. Please see the award recipient list for organizations who may deliver services for homeless veterans in your area of service

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Posted On: 7/19/2018 4:18 PM

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Performance Indicators' Summer E-Learning Series Launches on Multiple Platforms

Mastering the Measures: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act performance indicators' summer e-learning series launches on multiple platforms. Credential Attainment commences the series on July 16th and Measurable Skill Gains, Employment Rate in the Second and Fourth Quarter after Exit, and Median Earnings will debut in late July and August.

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 3:52 PM

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Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations Technical Assistance Grant Program

This program is intended to provide technical assistance to employers and labor unions to encourage employment of women in apprenticeable occupations and nontraditional occupations.

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Posted On: 7/19/2018 4:30 PM

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July 5, 2018 Daily Announcements

Today’s posts include: Funding Opportunities with the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education - Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals With Disabilities U.S. Department of Agriculture Publishes Brief: “SNAP E&T and WIOA: Partnering to Raise Skills and Employment” Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service Unveils Resource for Military Spouses

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Posted On: 7/5/2018 4:23 PM

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Funding Opportunity: Scaling Apprenticeship Through Sector-Based Strategies

This grant program is to support sector-based approaches to expanding efforts to develop and implement apprenticeships on a national scale in key industry sectors. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:24 PM

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Report Released Examining Partnerships between Businesses and Community Colleges

The National Skills Coalition has released a report examining the benefits of partnerships between businesses and community colleges – “Powerful Partners: Businesses and Community Colleges, How investments in sector partnerships can help our economy thrive.” See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:19 PM

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Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs

This notice publishes the current list of 573 Tribal entities recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) by virtue of their status as Indian Tribes. The list is updated from the notice published on January 30, 2018. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:21 PM

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Funding Opportunity: Training and Information for Parents of Children With Disabilities

The purpose of this program is to ensure that parents of children with disabilities receive impartial training and information to help improve outcomes for their children. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:23 PM

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Funding: To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities—Center on Dispute Resolution

The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2018 for Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities—Center on Dispute Resolution. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:23 PM

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Candidates to be Considered for Appointment to the Advisory Committee of Veterans’ Employment

The Secretary of Labor is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as members of the Advisory Committee on Veterans’ Employment, Training, and Employer Outreach. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:20 PM

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Assistance and Dissemination To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities

The Department of Education (Department) is inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2018 for Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities, School Safety National Activities, and Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Grants Programs—National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:22 PM

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Department of Labor Announces $22 Million in Grants to Aid in Opioid Epidemic Recovery in Six States

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced more than $22 million in National Health Emergency (NHE) Dislocated Worker Demonstration Grant funding to six state grantees. The grants will be used to provide reemployment services for individuals impacted by the health and economic effects of widespread opioid use, addiction, and overdose. States receiving NHE Dislocated Worker Demonstration Grant funding are:

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:18 PM

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Phoenix Indian Center Newsletter Vol. 4, Issue 3, July 31, 2018

Articles include:   New Sessions for Parenting Workshop! Improve Your Customer Service Skills! FREE Gathering of Native Americans Workshop Future Inspired Native American Leaders (FINAL) Program is Looking for You See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:09 PM

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Fiscal Year 2018 Homeland Security National Training Program Continuing Training Grants

A funding opportunity “to develop and provide training solutions to address national preparedness gaps, correlate training needs with exercise activities and outcomes, incorporate the core capabilities identified in the National Preparedness Goal, and ensure training is available and accessible to a nationwide audience.” See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:17 PM

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Department of Labor’s Orders on Appointments to DOL Advisory Committees and Appellate Boards

The Department of Labor has published two Secretary’s Orders in the July 27, 2018 FEDERAL REGISTER: Secretary’s Order 04-2018: Procedures for Appointment of Individuals to Department of Labor Advisory Committees This document describes the transparent and consistent processes by which the Secretary of Labor and/or the designee of the Secretary of Labor shall select and appoint individuals to advisory committees within the Department of Labor. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:15 PM

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Graduate Fellowships For Students With Excellent Academic Records, In Areas of National Need

The Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Program provides grants to academic departments and programs of institutions of higher education (IHEs) to support graduate fellowships for students with excellent academic records who demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue the highest degree available in their course of study at the institution. See Related Content

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Op-ed Series on Tribal Workforce Development Debuts on Indian Country Today

Today, Indian Country Today launched the first in a weekly series of eight op-eds focused on the keys to success in -- and the key strategic considerations for -- tribal workforce development. The op-ed series is drawn from a new tribal workforce development toolkit produced by NCAI's Partnership for Tribal Governance (PTG). See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:12 PM

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Funding: Pilot Program for Cybersecurity Education Technological Upgrades for Community Colleges

The Pilot Program for Cybersecurity Education Technological Upgrades for Community Colleges is designed to support projects at institutions of higher education (IHEs) that provide technological upgrades for cybersecurity education programs at community colleges. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:16 PM

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American Indian Reporter August 2018 Newsletter

Articles for this issue include: California Tribal Chairmen’s Association On Track to Becoming a Reality UCSD Honors Eight Native American Graduates See Related Content

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May 8, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 2nd 2018 Daily Announcements

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Funding Opportunity: Improvement of Postsecondary Education—Open Textbooks Pilot Program

The Open Textbooks Pilot program supports projects at institutions of higher education (IHEs) that create new open textbooks (as defined in this notice) or expand their use of open textbooks while maintaining or improving instruction and student learning outcomes. See Related Content

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May 15, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 1st 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 11, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 16, 2018 Daily Announcements

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June 1, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 14, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 17, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 7, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 9, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 30, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 3rd 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 31, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 22, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 21, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 25, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 18, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 10, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 4th 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 23, 2018 Daily Announcements

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May 24, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Resources to Help Rural Communities Bridge the Broadband Connectivity Infrastructure Gap

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today unveiled a new webpage featuring information about the importance of rural e-Connectivity and the ways the USDA is investing to help deploy high-speed broadband infrastructure in rural America.

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Posted On: 8/30/2018 6:54 PM

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Technical Assistance Projects To Improve Services and Results for Children Who Are Deaf-Blind

Two Department of Education (Department) programs fund this competition: the Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities (TA&D) program and the Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities (PD) program. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/21/2018 4:36 PM

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NCAI Honors Senator John McCain

NCAI gives honor to the life of Senator John McCain and celebrates the time we had with him as a tireless champion for Indian Country and tribal sovereignty. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/27/2018 7:54 PM

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National Congress of American Indians Op-ed on Tribal Workforce Development: Leadership and Funding

Read this Indian Country Today op-ed on “Why leadership and funding matter to developing a tribal workforce”. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/21/2018 4:37 PM

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Rural Opioids Technical Assistance Grants

The purpose of this program is to develop and disseminate training and technical assistance for rural communities on addressing opioid issues affecting these communities. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/22/2018 5:27 PM

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GOOGLE Introduces New Tools to Assist Veterans in Exploring Opportunities in Employment and Business

Service members can search 'jobs for veterans' on Google and then enter their specific military job codes (MOS, AFSC, NEC, etc.) to see relevant civilian jobs that require similar skills to those used in their military roles.

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Posted On: 8/30/2018 6:58 PM

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Arizona State University Announces a New Online Program in Spring 2019 – MA in Indigenous Education

The online Indigenous Education MA degree program emphasizes research, theory, and practice related to both education and the process of schooling. This program engages individuals who are interested in or currently working with and in Indigenous communities or schools serving Indigenous children.

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Posted On: 8/30/2018 6:55 PM

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Administration for Native Americans; Notice of Tribal Consultation Meeting

The consultation will be conducted with elected or appointed leaders of tribal governments and their designated representatives. September 13, 2018.  Capital Skyline Hotel, 10 ‘‘I’’ (eye) Street SW, Washington, DC See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/22/2018 5:28 PM

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Expanding Solar in Tribal Communities

Wells Fargo commits US $5 million for fund to spur solar in tribal communities. The donation will be received by GRID Alternatives and will support the founding of GRID’s new Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund, an extension of GRID’s National Tribal Program.

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Posted On: 8/30/2018 6:56 PM

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US Department of Agriculture Invites Applications Under the Delta Health Care Services Grant Program

Addressing Opioid Crisis: This program is to provide financial assistance to address the continued unmet health needs in the Delta Region. Eligible counties within Delta Region--The 252 counties and parishes within the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee

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Posted On: 8/31/2018 12:24 PM

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Department of Labor Announces New Office of Compliance Initiatives to Expand Compliance Outreach

The U.S. Department of Labor's new Office of Compliance Initiatives (OCI) will promote greater understanding of federal labor laws and regulations, allowing job creators to prevent violations and protect Americans' wages, workplace safety and health, retirement security, and other rights and benefits.

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Posted On: 8/30/2018 6:57 PM

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Establishment and Call for Nominations for the Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) gives notice the Secretary of the Interior is establishing the Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee (BENM–MAC). This Notice is also seeking nominations for individuals to be considered as BENM–MAC members. The BENM–MAC will consist of 15 members to be appointed by the Secretary’s of the Interior and Agriculture, which will include two representatives of Tribal interests.

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Posted On: 8/31/2018 12:21 PM

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$10.5 Million in Funding Opportunities for Susan Harwood Training Grants to Support Worker Safety

Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published notice of three Susan Harwood Training Grants for Targeted Topic Training Grants, Training and Educational Materials Development Grants, and Capacity Building Grants. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/14/2018 7:15 PM

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SkillsUSA Mini-Documentary Prepares the American Workforce

SkillsUSA is the subject of a new mini-documentary produced by WorkingNation for its "Do Something Awesome" series. "Building a Strong Foundation: SkillsUSA Prepares the American Workforce" demonstrates how SkillsUSA is instrumental in strengthening the talent pipeline from schools to the workforce by imparting valuable technical and workplace skills training. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/22/2018 5:29 PM

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$97 Million Invested in Rural Broadband Infrastructure to Improve Service for Subscribers

Projects Will Provide High-Speed Communications Technology to Support Economic and Educational Opportunities to improve the quality of life in rural communities in Arizona, Iowa, Idaho, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/14/2018 7:16 PM

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Notice of Establishment of American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

The Department of Commerce announces establishment of the American Workforce Policy Advisory. The Board will provide advice and recommendations to the National Council for the American Worker (Council) on ways to encourage the private sector and educational institutions to combat the skills crisis.

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Posted On: 8/31/2018 11:46 AM

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Department of Commerce - 911 Grant Program

Provides Federal funding to grantees to help 911 call centers nationwide upgrade equipment and operations so that citizens, first responders, and 911 call-takers can use digital, IP-based, broadband-enabled technologies to coordinate emergency responses. The 911 Grant Program application is a two-step process See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/14/2018 7:16 PM

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Tribe Launches First American Indian Program to Assist Disabled Vets

The Lumbee Tribe, and North Carolina state and federal agencies gathered Thursday to launch and celebrate a program that they say is the first of its kind in Indian Country. "Once the program is up and running it will serve as a template to launch outreach programs in American Indian tribes across the nation," said Lumbee Tribe Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. 

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Posted On: 8/14/2018 7:16 PM

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Position Announcement, American Indian Center of Arkansas – Executive Director

Closing date October 1, 2018.  Manage the organization’s planning, programs, personnel, finances, compliance, and relationships with its collaborators and supporters, and provide thorough support to the center’s board of thirteen volunteer directors. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/24/2018 4:18 PM

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Census Newsletter on Cybersecurity and the 2020 Census by Norm DeWeaver

Attached is the latest issue of my occasional newsletter on American Indian and Alaska Native issues in Census Bureau operations and data.

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Posted On: 8/17/2018 12:51 PM

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Tribal Broadband: Status of Deployment and Federal Funding Program

Employment issues pertaining to Native Americans. Since the initial deployment of high-speed internet in the late 1990s, broadband technologies have been deployed primarily by the private sector throughout the United States.  In particular, tribal communities stand out as being among the most unserved or underserved populations with respect to broadband deployment. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/17/2018 1:14 PM

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Availability of up to $100 Million for Trade & Economic Transition National Dislocated Worker Grants

Training and Employment Guidance Letter 2-18.  This TEGL announce the availability of up to $100 million for Trade and Economic Transition National Dislocated Worker Grants (DWGs). This grant enables successful applicants to address ongoing or emerging workforce and economic challenges to dislocated workers seeking reentry into the workforce, and increasing their skill levels to become competitive for growing or high-demand employment opportunities. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/17/2018 12:42 PM

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National Congress of American Indians Latest Op-ed on Tribal Workforce Development

The National Congress of American Indians released its latest op-ed on tribal workforce development, The Importance of Culture and Institutions, from the series Building the Human Capacity to Rebuild Tribal Nations. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/20/2018 4:24 PM

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US Department of Agriculture Rural Housing Service - Rural Development Cooperative Agreement Program

Rural Development (Agency) is seeking applications to support regional economic development planning efforts in rural communities under the Rural Economic Development Innovation (REDI) initiative. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/20/2018 4:44 PM

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New Policies Announced to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity and Protect Religious Freedom

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced on August 13th two new policy directives focused on ensuring equal employment opportunity and protecting Americans’ religious freedom. See Related Content

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Funding: Solicitation of Applications for the Rural Energy for America Program for Fiscal Year 2019

The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) helps agricultural producers and rural small businesses reduce energy costs and consumption and helps meet the Nation’s critical energy needs. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/20/2018 4:23 PM

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Community Service Block Grants Action Transmittal Application for Fiscal Year 2019 Funds for Tribes

Any federally- or state-recognized Indian tribe or tribal organization that is interested in receiving CSBG funds directly must first contact Office of Community Services at csbgtribes@acf.hhs.gov to receive specific instructions. First-time applicants/prospective grantees should submit the following before completing a CSBG Tribal Plan and Application. See Related Content

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 3:56 PM

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Funding Opportunity: Improving Children with Disabilities’ Literacy and Supporting School Leaders

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services for the Department of Education has announced a funding opportunity for technical assistance and dissemination to improve services and results for children with disabilities.

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:08 PM

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Partnership on Employment & Accessibility Technology Partners Project: Reskill Individuals for IT

The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) is a multi-faceted initiative, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), promoting the employment, retention, and career advancement of people with disabilities through the development, adoption, and promotion of accessible technology.

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:08 PM

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New Partnership Announced in Support of Youth Workforce Development Programming

The Finish Line Youth Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of America have announced a new partnership in support of workforce development programming.

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Posted On: 8/3/2018 4:05 PM

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Targeted Airshed Grant Program: EPA Announces Funding Opportunity

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced the availability of funds with the solicitation of applications from eligible entities to compete for financial assistance through the Targeted Airshed Grant Program.

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Posted On: 10/17/2018 4:42 PM

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Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid (FSA) Office Application to Pilot

The FSA intends to enter into one or more Cooperative Agreements (‘‘Cooperative Agreement’’) for a Program Pilot (‘‘Pilot’’). This Pilot is intended to guide the establishment and delivery of a student-focused electronic Payment Vehicle Account Program

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Posted On: 10/17/2018 4:44 PM

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Funding Opportunity to Strengthen the Integration of Solar on the Electricity Grid

The Department of Energy has announced The Advanced Systems Integration for Solar Technologies (ASSIST): Situational Awareness and Resilient Solutions for Critical Infrastructure funding opportunity with the objective of strengthening “the integration of solar on the electricity grid, especially at critical infrastructure sites, improve the resilience of the nation’s electricity grid, and streamline technology transfer challenges."

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Posted On: 10/17/2018 4:43 PM

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Census Bureau Publishes PRA Notice Regarding Modifications and Data Collection Methodology

The ACS will change the race and ethnicity questions to match the 2020 Census. This change will make the ACS consistent with 2020 Census data on this topic. The ACS will also change the instruction for reporting babies' ages to match the 2020 Census.  Details about all of the questions planned for the 2020 Census and the American Community Survey are available at https://www.census.gov/library/publications/2018/dec/planned-questions-2020-acs.html

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Posted On: 10/17/2018 4:44 PM

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Technical Assistance for the Department of Labor, Native American Employment and Training Program

Office of Workforce Investment (OWI), Division of Indian and Native American Programs (DINAP) is seeking information from qualified 8a Native American contractors to support Native American Employment and Training grants awarded to Federally Recognized tribes, Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), Native American non-profit organizations, Alaska Native organizations and Native Hawaiian organizations (hereinafter referred to as Indian and Native American (INA) grantees).

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Posted On: 10/15/2018 4:32 PM

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Seeking Nominations for Individuals to Serve on the Family Caregiving Advisory Council

The Secretary will appoint a maximum of fifteen voting members with at least one from each of the following constituencies: family caregivers; older adults who need long-term services and supports; individuals with disabilities; health care and social service providers; providers of long-term services and supports; employers; paraprofessional workers; state and local officials; accreditation bodies; veterans; and other experts and advocacy organizations engaged in family caregiving.

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Posted On: 10/15/2018 4:36 PM

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Health & Human Services, American Indian or Native Hawaiian Non-Profit Organization Child Care Grant

The Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care (OCC) announces the availability of $1 million in funds for the American Indian or Native Hawaiian Non-Profit Organization Child Care Grant.  The purpose of this grant is to provide child care services to American Indian or Native Hawaiian youth who currently are not receiving child care services funded by other Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) formula grantees.

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Posted On: 10/15/2018 4:33 PM

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Department of Education, Announces Negotiated Rulemaking Committee

Education will establish one negotiated rulemaking committee to prepare proposed regulations for the Federal Student Aid programs  authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).  The committee will include representatives of  organizations or groups with interests that are significantly affected by the subject matter of the proposed regulations.

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Posted On: 10/15/2018 4:34 PM

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“Skillful Indiana” Launches with Support from a Broad Partnership

The launch of Skillful Indiana brings together the Markle Foundation, Microsoft Philanthropies, LinkedIn, Walmart, Lumina Foundation, Purdue University and Purdue Extension with the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet and local workforce development boards to create better pathways to good jobs for Hoosiers.

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Posted On: 10/15/2018 4:37 PM

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$1.9 Million Awarded to Improve Apprenticeship Opportunities for Youth and Adults with Disabilities

Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) today announced the award of a $1.9 million contract to develop pilot projects focused on apprenticeship opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities in high-growth industries.

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Funding: Public Libraries Invited to Apply to Expand Service for English Language Learners

The American Library Association (ALA) and Dollar General Literacy Foundation invite public libraries to apply for grants to expand services for adult English language learners or adults in need of basic education and workforce development. Up to 16 grants of $10,000 each will be awarded. Public libraries are eligible if they serve adult English language learners and are located within 20 miles of a Dollar General Store, distribution center or corporate office.

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Posted On: 10/24/2018 4:30 PM

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National Endowment for the Humanities Funding Opportunity - Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) support digital projects at different stages throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and sustainability. Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are hallmarks of this program, leading to innovative work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities.

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Posted On: 10/24/2018 4:27 PM

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Department of Health and Human Services, Funding Opportunity - Street Outreach Program

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families' Family and Youth Services Bureau provides funds under the Street Outreach Program (SOP) for the prevention and intervention services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to or are at risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of trafficking in persons.

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Posted On: 10/24/2018 4:28 PM

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Funding: Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages

The purpose of the program is the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low and moderate incomes as defined in 24 CFR 1003.4.

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Posted On: 10/24/2018 4:27 PM

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Phoenix Indian Center Bi-monthly Newletter, October 12, 2018

View the October 12, 2018 newsletter from the Phoenix Indian Center.

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Posted On: 10/12/2018 5:13 PM

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Government Accountability Office (GAO) Releases Reports About Support for People with Disabilities

(1) Vocational Rehabilitation – Additional Federal Information Could Help States Serve Employers and Find Jobs for People with Disabilities, and (2) Students with Disabilities -- Additional Information from Education Could Help States Provide Pre-Employment Transition Services

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Posted On: 10/12/2018 5:13 PM

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Preparing for, Recovering from and Rebuilding After Disasters and Emergencies

Resource guide focuses on your finances.

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Posted On: 10/12/2018 5:14 PM

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Department of Education (ED) Comment Request - Income Based Repayment Notifications

The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), established the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program under Title IV, Part B. Section 493C [20 U.S.C. 1098e] of the HEA authorizes income based repayment for Part B borrowers who have a partial financial hardship. The regulations in 34 CFR 682.215(e)(2) require notifications to borrowers from the loan holders once a borrower establishes a partial financial hardship and is placed in an income based repayment (IBR) plan by the loan holder.

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Posted On: 10/31/2018 6:59 PM

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Funding Opportunity - Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants

Availability of approximately $140 million to be competitively awarded for the purpose of expanding access to high-quality, comprehensive services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families through Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships, or through the expansion of Early Head Start services.

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Posted On: 10/31/2018 6:14 PM

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State and Local Government Workforces of the Future: Strategies to Manage Change

A new report finds that state and local government leaders are shifting from a transactional to a strategic approach to support local and state governments in adapting to changing workforce demographics and the increased competition for talent. State and local governments are modernizing operations, revamping hiring practices, and developing a brand that appeals to a more diverse applicant pool.

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Posted On: 10/2/2018 7:19 PM

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Department of the Interior, FY 2019 Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations

The Buy-Back Program allows interested individual owners to sell their land for immediate transfer to the recognized tribe that exercises jurisdiction.  This effort will strengthen tribal sovereignty and put decision-making in the hands of the tribal government, freeing up resources that have been locked-up as land interests that have fractionated over time.

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Posted On: 10/2/2018 7:08 PM

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Department of Agriculture, FY 2019 Farm to School Grant

Section 18 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA) established a Farm to School program in order to assist eligible entities, (schools, school districts, agricultural producers, Indian tribal organizations, nonprofit organizations, state agencies and local agencies), through grants and technical assistance, in implementing farm to school programs that improve access to local foods in eligible schools.

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Posted On: 10/2/2018 7:11 PM

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Census Bureau Research Maps the Roots of Social Mobility

The U.S. Census Bureau, released new research and a mapping interface that looks at children’s outcomes in adulthood. The Opportunity Atlas estimates children’s earnings distributions, incarceration rates, and other outcomes in adulthood by parental income, race and gender for every census tract in the United States. Users can view data, overlay their own data points of interest, and export into a data set for analysis.

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Department of Labor Certified Unmanned Aerial Systems Apprenticeship Program

The nation’s first U.S. Department of Labor Certified Unmanned Aerial Systems Apprenticeship Program launched on September 26 2018 in Dallas, Texas. The program’s emphasis on Airmanship and Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM) moves the UAS training pendulum back in the direction of traditional airman training or FAA Part 61.

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California Indian Manpower Consortium Condor Connection Newsletter - October 2018

This month's newsletter includes the following articles:

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Posted On: 10/2/2018 7:15 PM

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Funding Opportunity – People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, design, and demonstrate solutions to real world challenges.  The EPA offers the P3 competition to respond to the needs of people in the United States (U.S.)—e.g., those in small, rural, tribal, and disadvantaged communities.   Applications are due December 11.  Informational webinar at 2 p.m. ET.

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Posted On: 10/29/2018 7:23 PM

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National Science Foundation Supports Tribal Enterprise Advancement Centers

The Tribal Enterprise Advancement (TEA) centers will build upon the scientific and engineering (S&E) expertise at the Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) to prepare the next generation of scientific professionals who will serve as the decision-makers and intellectual resources for their tribes and communities. The following is a list of the newly awarded centers.

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Posted On: 10/2/2018 7:12 PM

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National Endowment for the Humanities funding opportunity - Media Projects

The Media Projects program supports documentary film, television, radio, and podcast projects that engage public audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship in disciplines such as history, art history, film studies, literature, religious studies, philosophy, or anthropology. Projects must also demonstrate an approach that is thoughtful, balanced, and analytical.

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Posted On: 10/29/2018 7:24 PM

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Native American Heritage Month: Fact Sheet

The U.S. Congressional Research Service has released a fact sheet on  Native American Heritage Month.

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Posted On: 11/8/2018 6:38 PM

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TCI Network refreshes Update of U.S. Cluster Mapping Portal

The U.S. Cluster Mapping site provides over 50 million open data records on industry clusters and regional business environments in the U.S. to promote economic growth and national competitiveness.

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Posted On: 10/29/2018 7:25 PM

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Report - Subsidized Employment Programs Serving American Indians and Alaska Natives

This report describes the ways in which eight Temporary Assistance for Needy Families programs primarily serving American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) families use subsidized employment.

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Posted On: 10/29/2018 7:26 PM

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Census Newsletter: 2020 Counts Mean Money from Norm DeWeaver

Attached is the latest newsletter on American Indian and Alaska Native issues in Census Bureau operations and data.

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Posted On: 10/29/2018 7:29 PM

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Census Bureau Profile America Facts for Features: American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

View the Census Bureau Profile America Facts for Features: American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month: November 2018.

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Posted On: 10/29/2018 7:27 PM

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Youth.gov Adds Toolkit for Working with Youth in Foster Care

Youth.gov has recently highlighted the availability of a “toolkit” from the Child Welfare Information Gateway’s Capacity Building Center for States. It provides guidance and examples that illustrate the Youth Welfare approach for working with youth in foster care.

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Posted On: 10/3/2018 5:16 PM

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Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Announces $10.5 Million in State Grant Funding

$10,537,000 in grant funding to support safety and health courses, and other programs. MSHA awarded grants to 46 states, the Navajo Nation, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.  Grantees will use the funds to provide miners with federally mandated training.

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Posted On: 10/3/2018 5:18 PM

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Labor Reserves: Tribal-Union Workforce Partnerships Address Pipeline Labor Shortage

“Throughout North America, the pipeline industry is struggling to maintain a stable supply of skilled trades professionals,” says David LaBorde, Teamsters National Pipeline Director. “These include both specialized professions, and the versatile and critical role of our contractors, without whom neither training nor work opportunities are possible.”

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Posted On: 10/3/2018 5:14 PM

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Water Sector: Department of Agriculture Announces Funding Opportunity under Technical Assistance

The Department of Agriculture’s Technical Assistance and Training (TAT) Grant Program has been established to communities with water or wastewater systems through free technical assistance and/or training provided by the grant recipients.  Qualified private non-profit organizations are eligible to apply TAT grant funds to identify and evaluate solutions to water and waste disposal problems in rural areas.

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Posted On: 10/3/2018 5:15 PM

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Funding Opportunity - Standing Announcement for Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development Grants

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to solicit proposals for one-time grants to tribes, tribal organizations, or tribal consortia that are seeking to develop and, within 24 months of grant receipt, submit to the Department of Health and Human Services a plan to implement a title IV-E foster care, adoption assistance, and, at tribal option, guardianship assistance program.

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Posted On: 10/25/2018 4:53 PM

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Tribal College and University Students Explore 3D Printing and Technology Career Planning

Through support from National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program, the Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering at University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) has become home to a premier opportunity for students from Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU) exploring the latest developments in 3D printing technology.

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Posted On: 10/25/2018 4:52 PM

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Funding Opportunity - National Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for Tribes

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to establish by cooperative agreement a National Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for Tribes (CBCT). The mission of the CBCT is to, in collaboration with other Children’s Bureau (CB) supported initiatives, improve child welfare systems, and help tribes and states achieve sustainable, systemic change that results in greater safety, permanency, and well-being for children, youth, and families.

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Posted On: 10/25/2018 4:54 PM

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USDA Launches Interactive Data Tool to Help Rural Communities Address the Opioid Crisis

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched an interactive data tool to help community leaders build grassroots strategies to address the opioid epidemic.

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Posted On: 10/5/2018 7:54 PM

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Department of Health and Human Services Funding Opportunity - Medical Scientist Training Program

The goal of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) is to develop a diverse pool of highly trained physician-scientist leaders available to meet the needs of the Nations biomedical research agenda. This funding opportunity provides support to eligible domestic institutions to develop and implement effective, evidence-based approaches to integrated dual-degree training leading to the award of both professional medical doctorate degrees and research doctorate degrees (Ph.D. or equivalent).

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Posted On: 10/25/2018 4:56 PM

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Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program Funding Opportunity for FY 2018

Through the Department of Transportation, the Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program (NSFLTP) of The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) (Pub. L. 114-94, section 1123), provides funding for the construction, reconstruction, and rehabilitation of nationally-significant projects within, adjacent to, or accessing Federal and Tribal lands.

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Posted On: 10/5/2018 8:07 PM

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National Telecommunications and Information Administration Comment Request

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 directed NTIA to update the national broadband availability map in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the states.  NTIA notes that respondents “may include private companies, non-profits, cooperatives, educational institutions, tribal governments, and local, regional, or state governments.

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Posted On: 10/25/2018 4:57 PM

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Briefs on Integration of Financial Capability Services

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in Health and Human Services (HHS) publishes briefs on Integration of Financial Capability Services into State Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Tribal TANF. ACF has also published Integrating Financial Capability Services into Tribal TANF: A Case Study that “describes the experience of the Pascua Yaqui Indian Tribe, which worked to integrate financial capability services into its TANF program.”  

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Posted On: 10/5/2018 8:08 PM

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Office of Child Care Vacancy Announcement - Child Care Program Specialist, GS-0101-12 (Dallas, TX)

Job Announcement Number: HHS-ACF-MP-18-10319416 Open Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Close Date: Thursday, November 6, 2018

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Posted On: 10/25/2018 5:00 PM

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Career and Technical Education – Current Policy, Prominent Programs, and Evidence Release

Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC) released “Career and Technical Education – Current Policy, Prominent Programs, and Evidence”. The report overviews the conditions that led to the current revival of CTE, and concludes that while CTE instruction could bolster students’ economic mobility by helping them gain postsecondary credentials and obtain higher-paying jobs, there are challenges involved in turning that promise into reality.

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Posted On: 10/5/2018 8:09 PM

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Department of Health and Human Services Funding Opportunity - Basic Center Program

The purpose of the Basic Center Program (BCP) is to provide temporary shelter and counseling services to youth who have left home without permission of their parents or guardians, have been forced to leave home, or other homeless youth who might otherwise end up in law enforcement, child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems.

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Posted On: 10/25/2018 4:53 PM

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Announcement of Initiatives to Support Homeless Veterans

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today (October 3)  joined together at the VA Community Resource and Referral Center to announce $35 million in grants to combat veteran homelessness.  The funding will be provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program to 212 public housing agencies across the country to provide a permanent home for over 4,000 homeless veterans.

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Posted On: 10/5/2018 8:06 PM

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Health and Human Services Funding Opportunity - Initiative for Maximizing Student Development

The goal of the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) program is to develop a diverse pool of scientists earning a Ph.D., who have the skills to successfully transition into careers in the biomedical research workforce.

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Posted On: 10/25/2018 4:56 PM

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Expanding Registered Apprenticeships in Health Care Report

Registered Apprenticeships (RAs) have been promoted as a way to address workforce development needs in industries that have not historically engaged in apprenticeship training, including health care. Current data indicate that health care-related apprenticeship training accounts for a very small proportion of overall apprenticeship activity.

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Posted On: 10/5/2018 7:55 PM

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Funding: Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announces the availability of approximately $4.1 million to be competitively awarded for the purpose of expanding access to high-quality, comprehensive services to low-income American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) infants and toddlers and their families through Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships, or through the expansion of Early Head Start services.

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Posted On: 10/25/2018 4:56 PM

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Comment Request: Proposed Project

SAMHSA is requesting approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for data collection activities associated with the State Opioid Response (SOR) and Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) discretionary grant programs.

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Posted On: 10/5/2018 7:54 PM

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New Mexico Governor Issues Executive Order Implementing Occupational Licensing Reform

Governor Susana Martinez issued an executive order instructing the state’s boards, commissions and agencies to implement reforms that will make it easier for New Mexicans to become licensed and find jobs, reduce the burden of occupational licensing on military families and job-seekers who move to New Mexico and aid those with a criminal records in finding gainful employment.

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Posted On: 10/5/2018 7:53 PM

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Announcement of Grant Awards for the Provision of Civil Legal Services to Low-Income Clients

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announces its intent to award grants to provide economical and effective delivery of high quality civil legal services to eligible low-income clients, beginning January 1, 2019.  This information may serve as a resource to grantees in the provision of services to their service population.

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Posted On: 10/26/2018 4:49 PM

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University of Oregon, Department of Education Studies recruitment notice - Sapsik‘ʷałá Project

The goal of the project is to prepare American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) as teachers whose knowledge, skills, and cultural sensitivity will bring about long-term, much needed improvements in the elementary, middle and high school educational experiences of AI/AN youth.  The UOTeach Curriculum & Teaching application for the 2019-20 school year opened September 14. The priority deadline is  January 15, 2019. All applications are for the June Summer 2019 program start.

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Posted On: 10/26/2018 4:15 PM

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Development of Competitive Water Utilities Workforce Development Grant

Under America’s Water Infrastructure Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Army Corps to establish a competitive, $1 million per year, water utilities workforce development grant. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission offers career development and workforce training programs opportunities for local residents through initiatives like the Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP) Cityworks, and the Jobs Training and Opportunities Program.

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Posted On: 10/26/2018 4:40 PM

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North Carolina Governor Announces Distribution of “Finish Line Grants”

North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper announced the state has distributed more than $1.8 million in Finish Line Grants funding to community colleges across the state to help students facing financial emergencies to complete training.

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Posted On: 10/26/2018 4:45 PM

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New Education Commission of the States (ECS) Report: STEM Dual Enrollment – Model Policy Components

The report  outlines state-level policy components that help ensure dual enrollment programs in science, technology, engineering and math are broadly accessible, particularly to students traditionally underrepresented in STEM courses.

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Posted On: 10/26/2018 4:19 PM

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Funding Opportunity - Human Services Interoperability Innovations

Funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF) would support local or state pilot projects to identify effective and efficient solutions, and develop model practices for broader adoption. The goal is to provide agencies with resources and technical support to experiment and innovate, particularly in challenge areas previously identified by the states through the ACF regional meeting and ReImagine HHS initiatives.

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Posted On: 10/19/2018 4:44 PM

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Department of Labor Announces New Compliance Assistance Tools to Assist New and Small Businesses

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the launch of the New and Small Business Assistance and the Compliance Assistance Toolkits webpages. These new online tools assist American small businesses and workers with simple, straightforward resources that provide critical Wage and Hour Division (WHD) information, as well as links to other resources.

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Posted On: 10/19/2018 4:44 PM

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Norm DeWeaver Census Newsletter - Census Begins Recruiting for 2020

Attached is the latest issue of the occasional newsletter on American Indian and Alaska Native issues in Census Bureau operations and data.

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Posted On: 10/9/2018 5:01 PM

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Emergency Comment Request, Indian Housing Block Grant Competitive Program

This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information on the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Competitive Program.

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Posted On: 10/9/2018 5:03 PM

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Department of Agriculture Funding Opportunity - 2019 Wood Innovations

The U.S. Forest Service requests proposals to substantially expand and accelerate wood energy and wood products markets throughout the United States to support forest management needs on National Forest System and other forest lands.

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Posted On: 10/31/2018 6:13 PM

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Department of the Interior 2019 Preservation Technology and Training Grants

2019 Preservation Technology and Training Grants (PTT Grants) are intended to create better tools, better materials, and better approaches to conserving buildings, landscapes, sites, and collections.

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Posted On: 10/9/2018 5:02 PM

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Rural Resource Guide to Help Communities Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse

The Rural Resource Guide to Help Communities Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse was developed by the Rural Opioid Federal Interagency Working Group.

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Posted On: 10/31/2018 6:14 PM

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June 15, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Posted On: 6/15/2018 11:12 AM

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June 4, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Posted On: 6/13/2018 8:47 AM

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June 8, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Posted On: 6/13/2018 8:48 AM

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June 18, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Posted On: 6/21/2018 9:51 AM

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June 11, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Posted On: 6/12/2018 10:21 AM

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June 25, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Posted On: 6/28/2018 10:22 AM

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June 22, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Posted On: 6/28/2018 10:20 AM

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June 14, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Posted On: 6/15/2018 11:11 AM

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June 7, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Posted On: 6/7/2018 4:42 PM

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June 6, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Posted On: 6/7/2018 4:40 PM

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June 5, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Posted On: 6/7/2018 4:43 PM

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June 19, 2018 Daily Announcement

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Posted On: 6/21/2018 9:53 AM

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June 21, 2018 Daily Announcements

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Posted On: 6/21/2018 9:55 AM

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Daily Announcements for June 20, 2018

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Posted On: 6/21/2018 9:54 AM

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National Infrastructure Investments Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018

View Department of Transportation funding opportunity - National Infrastructure Investments Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018

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Posted On: 4/27/2018 2:28 PM

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Indian Community Development Block Grant

View Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD comment request - Indian Community Development Block Grant

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Posted On: 4/27/2018 2:37 PM

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Analysis of Publicly Available Court Data (APACD), BJS-2018-14149

View Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics funding opportunity - Analysis of Publicly Available Court Data (APACD), BJS-2018-14149

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Posted On: 4/27/2018 2:33 PM

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Human Trafficking Housing Partnership

View Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD comment request - Human Trafficking Housing Partnership

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Posted On: 4/27/2018 2:41 PM

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May 2 Webinar: Sustaining Grant-Funded Projects for Long-Term Success

View May 2 Webinar: Sustaining Grant-Funded Projects for Long-Term Success

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Posted On: 4/27/2018 2:45 PM

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Eligibility for Supplemental Service-Disabled Veterans’ Insurance

View Department of Veterans Affairs Final rule - Eligibility for Supplemental Service-Disabled Veterans’ Insurance

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Posted On: 4/27/2018 2:47 PM

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Veterans’ Group Life Insurance Increased Coverage

View Department of Veterans Affairs proposed rule - Veterans’ Group Life Insurance Increased Coverage

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Posted On: 4/27/2018 2:49 PM

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DOL Newsletter Tax Cuts and Job Creation

View the DOL Newsletter Tax Cuts and Job Creation

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Posted On: 4/27/2018 2:52 PM

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President Trump Announces Intent to Appoint Patricia Greene to the Department of Labor

View President Trump Announces Intent to Appoint Patricia Greene to the Department of Labor

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Posted On: 3/16/2018 5:28 PM

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Fostering Youth Transitions Using Data to Drive Policy and Practice Decisions

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has published a new brief – Fostering Youth Transitions: Using Data to Drive Policy and Practice Decisions.

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Posted On: 11/16/2018 6:29 PM

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Congressional Update to Small Business Administration: A Primer on Programs and Funding

The Congressional Research Services’ interest in the SBA’s loan, venture capital, training, and contracting programs has increased in recent years, primarily because small businesses are viewed as a means to stimulate economic activity and create jobs.

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Posted On: 11/16/2018 6:29 PM

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Invitation to Participate in Interagency Task Force Pursuant to America's Water Infrastructure Act

The Commission invites federal and state agencies and Indian tribes to request participation on the Interagency Task Force (ITF). Federal and state agencies and Indian tribes who wish to participate on the ITF must file a statement of interest with the Commission by November 29, 2018.

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Posted On: 11/16/2018 6:29 PM

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Funding Opportunities: Rural Economic Development and Grant Program and Rural Broadband Access Loans

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service has published a November 15 FEDERAL REGISTER notice inviting applications for loans and grants under the Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDLG) Programs for fiscal year (FY) 2019, subject to the availability of funding.

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Posted On: 11/16/2018 6:30 PM

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Funding: Office on Violence Against Women End Abuse in Later Life Program

The Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program provides or enhances training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older.

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Posted On: 11/5/2018 2:56 PM

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Invests to Improve Rural Health Care for Nearly 2 Million Americans

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that USDA is investing $501 million in 60 projects to help improve health care infrastructure and services in rural communities nationwide.

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Posted On: 11/16/2018 6:30 PM

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HUD Releases New Report on Veteran Homelessness

HUD’s Annual Homeless Assessment Report finds the total number of reported veterans experiencing homelessness in 2018 decreased 5.4 percent since last year, falling to nearly half of the number of homeless veterans reported in 2010.

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Posted On: 11/5/2018 2:57 PM

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Department of Health and Human Services Funding Opportunity - Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program

Eligibility is limited to federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, Urban Indian Organizations, or consortia of tribes and tribal organizations.  The purpose of this programis to prevent and reduce suicidal behavior and substance use, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth through the age of 24 years.

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Posted On: 11/5/2018 2:56 PM

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Census Bureau Completes 2018 Third Quarter Quality Workforce Indicator Data Release for All States

The U.S. Census Bureau has completed the 2018Q3 release of Quarterly Workforce Indicator (QWI) data for all states. Please see https://lehd.census.gov/doc/QWI_data_notices.pdf for release-specific data notices.

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Posted On: 11/5/2018 2:57 PM

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Comment Request - Adoption of Administration for Native Americans Program Policies and Procedures

The notice will provide members of the public to comment on proposed changes in interpretive rules and general statements of policy that relate to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families Administration for Native Americans' funding opportunities beginning in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019.

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Posted On: 11/9/2018 5:29 PM

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Bureau of Labor Statistics - Labor Market Trends for American Indians and Alaska Natives, 2000–17

The employment–population ratio for American Indians and Alaska Natives age 16 and older was 55.6 percent in 2017, down 4.0 percentage points from 2000.

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Posted On: 11/9/2018 5:34 PM

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Organizations Invited to Apply by Nov 26 to Participate in the 2019 Youth Employment Success Cohort

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the Bureau) has launched a short-turnaround search for youth employment programs that would like to join the Bureau’s 2019 Youth Employment Success (YES) Cohort.

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Posted On: 11/9/2018 5:34 PM

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New Publication: Investing in America's Workforce: Improving Outcomes for Workers and Employers

The book (formally released on November 9) is divided into three volumes: Investing in Workers, Investing in Work, and Investing in Systems for Employment Opportunity. Within each volume are discrete sections made up of chapters that identify specific workforce development programs and policies that provide positive returns to society, to employers, and to job seekers.

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Posted On: 11/14/2018 5:24 PM

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Funding Opportunity: Leadership in Family and Professional Partnerships HRSA-19-058

Opportunity to apply for funding under the Leadership in Family and Professional Partnerships (LFPP) Program. The purpose of this program is to increase the engagement of families with children or youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) at all levels of health care.

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Posted On: 11/14/2018 5:19 PM

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Federal Communication Commission Should Undertake Efforts to Better Promote Tribal Access

The General Accounting Office made 3 recommendations to the FCC to help improve tribes' access.

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Posted On: 11/14/2018 5:22 PM

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Communities to Bring High-Speed Broadband e-Connectivity Infrastructure to Rural Areas

The Choctaw Nation is receiving a $2.9 million grant to construct a hybrid fiber and fixed wireless system on unserved portions of Le Flore County, Oklahoma. This project will increase access to economic development, health care, educational and public safety opportunities for 300 households and 15 businesses. It will include a community center in the Hodgen School where the public can access computer terminals and WiFi service free of charge.

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Posted On: 11/14/2018 5:22 PM

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Funding Opportunity: 1994 Tribal College Extension Special Emphasis USDA-NIFA-SLBCD-006670

The purpose of the TCEP is to enable 1994 institutions to deliver science-based, culturally relevant extension education programs designed to address public needs and improve quality of life. The TCEP is intended to be a component of the applicant 1994 institution's land-grant roadmap or strategic planning process.

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Posted On: 11/14/2018 5:21 PM

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Health and Human Services Funding Opportunity - Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Planning

The purpose of RCORP-Planning is to support treatment for and prevention of substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder (OUD), in rural counties at the highest risk for substance use disorder.

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Posted On: 11/15/2018 7:15 PM

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Native Financial Education Coalition Launches New Website/ Resource Center

The Native Financial Education Coalition officially launched its new website, which is designed to serve as a living online resource center for tribal leaders, financial education practitioners, researchers, policymakers, and other stakeholders interested in learning more about the state of Indian Country financial education and how to strengthen it.

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Posted On: 11/15/2018 7:14 PM

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Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation – Featured Research and Reports, Vol. 8, Issue 20

View featured reports from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation.

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Posted On: 11/8/2018 6:40 PM

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Funding: National Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for Courts

The mission of the Center is to build and enhance state and tribal court capacity for continuous quality improvement in child welfare legal proceedings and to promote meaningful and ongoing collaboration between courts, state child welfare agencies, and tribes to improve child welfare outcomes.

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Posted On: 11/8/2018 6:39 PM

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Funding: Reducing Violent Crime by Improving Justice System Performance

The Justice Reinvestment Initiative is a vehicle for criminal justice agencies and systems to improve business management and operations processes in order to address complex factors that drive crime and use of criminal justice system resources, particularly at the state, local, and tribal, levels.

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Posted On: 11/8/2018 6:39 PM

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Funding - Field Initiated Projects Program: Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) -Research

The purpose of the Field Initiated (FI) Projects program is to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities.

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Posted On: 11/7/2018 7:53 PM

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Funding - Office on Violence Against Women FY 2019 Justice for Families Program Solicitation

The Grants to Support Families in the Justice System program (referred to as the Justice for Families Program) was authorized in the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2013 to improve the response of the civil and criminal justice system to families with a history of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, or in cases involving allegations of child sexual abuse.

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Posted On: 11/7/2018 7:56 PM

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Funding - Field Initiated Projects Program: Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) - Development

The purpose of the Field Initiated (FI) Projects program is to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities.

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Posted On: 11/7/2018 7:53 PM

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Funding Strategies to Provide Culturally Tailored Care for Seriously Ill American Indian Individuals

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to encourage research that will improve and increase the use of evidence-based interventions in end-of-life and palliative care (EOLPC) for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) individuals with advanced illness and their families and communities.

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Posted On: 11/7/2018 7:55 PM

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Disaster Assistance for State Units on Aging and Tribal Organizations in Major Disasters Declared

Grants awarded under this announcement are to provide disaster reimbursement and assistance funds to those State Units on Aging (SUAs), and federally recognized Tribal Organizations who are currently receiving a grant under Title VI of the Older Americans Act (OAA), as amended.

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Posted On: 11/1/2018 5:32 PM

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Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta announces National Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month. During this time of celebration, we recognize the rich history and traditions of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

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Posted On: 11/1/2018 5:33 PM

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U.S. Census Bureau, Director's Blog: The 2020 Census and American Indian and Alaska Native Areas

View the U.S. Census Bureau, Director's Blog: The 2020 Census and American Indian and Alaska Native Areas.

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Posted On: 11/1/2018 5:34 PM

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Department of Agriculture Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans

The Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Program provides grants to non-profits to increase the number of military veterans gaining knowledge and skills through comprehensive, hands-on and immersive model farm and ranch programs offered regionally that lead to successful careers in the food and agricultural sector.

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Posted On: 11/1/2018 5:32 PM

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Funding: Access to Education, Workforce Training and Health Care Opportunities in Rural Communities

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding $39.6 million through the Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program. More than 4.5 million residents in 40 states and three territories will benefit from the funding for job training, education and healthcare in rural areas.

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Posted On: 11/1/2018 5:34 PM

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Announcements 10-29-2019

Pledge to America’s Workers: Udacity to Offer 100,000 Free Programming Classes  Broadband / Promoting Telehealth in Rural America  Department of Education Comment Request - Indian Education Discretionary Grant Programs; Professional Development Program Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families Disability and Employment eLearning Task Force  

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Posted On: 11/4/2019 9:22 AM

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DOL - Employment and Training Administration Opioid Funding Announcement

Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration announces funding opportunity The Support to Communities: Fostering Opioid recovery through Workforce Development, FOA - ETA - 20-01

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Posted On: 11/6/2019 3:16 PM

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DINAP Funding Opportunities

Please view funding opportunities:  

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Posted On: 12/10/2019 1:54 PM

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Information Collection Request on Program Reporting

Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training (ETA) seeks Comment Request - 

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Posted On: 12/3/2019 11:11 AM

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Announcements 12/9/19

DINAP Agency and Department Announcements   

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Posted On: 12/9/2019 1:37 PM