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Updated National Dislocated Worker Grant Program Guidance


Service Source Final Application Due Date Funding Available
Employment Federal
06-27-2026 $300.0 M
  • Service
  • Source
  • Final Application Due Date
  • Funding Available
  • Past
  • Current
  • Forecasted
  • $150,000
  • $100,000,000
  • Award Floor
  • Award Ceiling
    • Expected Number of Awards 150
    • Opportunity Type Discretionary
    • CFDA

      17.277 -- WIOA National Dislocated Worker Grants / WIA National Emergency Grants


    Questions regarding this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) may be emailed to

    • IHE
    • Local Government
    • Non-Profit
    • Other
    • State Government
    • Tribal Government
    Additional Eligibility Information

    Eligibility varies depending upon the type of National Dislocated Worker Grant requested, as noted below. Please reference the text of TEGL 16-21 for additional requirements. Disaster Recovery DWGs: 1. States, as defined by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in Section 3(56);2. Outlying areas as defined by WIOA, Section 3(45); and,3. Indian tribal governments as defined by the Stafford Act, 42 U.S.C. 5122(6) Employment Recovery DWGs: 1. a state or outlying area (as defined by WIOA, Section 3), or a consortium of states;2. a local Workforce Development Board (WDB) or a consortium of WDBs;3. an entity eligible for funding through the Indian and Native American program in WIOA Section 166(c);4. entities determined to be appropriate by the governor of the state or outlying area involved; and,5. entities that demonstrate to the Secretary of Labor their capability to effectively respond to circumstances related to particular dislocations.

    Key Date(s)
    • July 06, 2022: Last Updated Date
    • July 06, 2022: Posted Date
    • June 27, 2026: Current Closing Date for Applications
    • June 27, 2026: Application Due Date
    Contact Information

    Employment and Training Administration



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