Mission/Giving Statement: To foster promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB); Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS); Employment and Training (ETA); Mine Safety and Health (MSHA); Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA); Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP); Veterans' Employment and Training (VETS)
Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions:
Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB): Provides grants for the implementation of projects designed to assist developing countries combat the worse forms of child labor, and human trafficking; and support worker rights and improve working conditions.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): Provides project grants and the dissemination of technical statistical date and related information on labor force activities...
Employment and Training (ETA): Administers financial assistance programs pursuant to the Workforce Investment Act, administering State formula grant programs for youth, adults and dislocated workers, national emergency grants for workers affected by mass layoffs, plant closures, and disasters; grant programs for workers with disabilities, Indians and Native Americans, and for migrant and seasonal farmworkers...
Mine Safety and Health (MSHA): Provides grants for research, education and training programs to ensure an adequate and competent staff of trained inspectors, and assistance for establishing or improving State mine health and safety programs through technical assistance.
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA): Provides grants to non-profit organizations to provide training, educational services, and technical assistance...
For a complete list of grant programs, their descriptions and their website links, see the DOL's "Contracting and Grant Program Overview" at www.dol.gov/oasam/grants/prgms.htm.
Type of Funding/Funding Restrictions: See individual grants for eligibility and restrictions.
Application Instructions: DOL requires all applicants to apply online through www.grants.gov. Grant application instructions are online and vary for each grant. Please note, applications must include a Dun and Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and register with the Central Contractor’s Registry (CCR). It is suggested that this be completed at least 30 days in advance of the application due date.
Notes: Register for email announcements through www.grants.gov. Visit http://www.dol.gov/dol/grants2.htm for more grant information and resources to aid in the application process.