The purpose of this NOFO is to identify qualified organizations to assist with the administration of TAA programs in Cook County, Northeast Region in Illinois. Commerce will designate a qualified organization to assist with the Trade program administration to provide services to Trade certified workers, and will provide grant funding to support allowable TAA activities based on the level of TAA Program activities during the grant period. The Grantee will provide Trade certified workers with opportunities to obtain the skills, resources, and support they need to become reemployed. The Grantee will be primarily responsible for providing TAA services to eligible workers in Cook County and the Northeast Economic Development Region as directed by the Department. The Grantee may also be required to support the Department in the regional coordination of the TAA Program in Illinois’ Northeast Economic Development Region (including Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Kane, DeKalb, Kendall, Grundy, and Kankakee Counties) and/or other areas of the State. Below are items that applicants should familiarize themselves with to understand the requirements set forth in this application.
Grant Applications will be accepted through
August 15, 2018. Submit
the proposal via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org,
noting NOFO #74-547 within the Subject Line. Applications will be considered based on
the criteria outlined in this NOFO and the availability of funds.