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April 11, 2024, City Council Regular Meeting
37. Authorize the City Manager to Accept the FY2024 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Grant Award in the Amount $400,000 Transferring Dislocated Worker Funds to the Adult Funding Stream. The award will be used to provide training and supportive services to adults who are unemployed or underemployed from October 1, 2023, through June 30, 2025. The City serves as the fiduciary agent for the 10-county region.
Strategic Priority
Economic Strength And Poverty Reduction

The City of Savannah has received a “Notice of Grant Award Modification” for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act FY2024 Dislocated Worker program funds from the Technical College System of Georgia, Office of Workforce Development (TCSG-OWD) in the amount of $400,000. These funds have been transferred from the previously awarded FY2023 Dislocated Worker funding stream to the FY2023 Adult funding stream and are to be spent on adult activities for the unemployed or underemployed.


Listed below is the allocation by category:

Grant Number Grant Amount Grant Category
36-23-24-12-019 $400,000 Dislocated Worker as an Adult


Pursuant to the WorkSource Coastal Consortium Agreement, the City of Savannah serves as the fiduciary agent for the 10-county region, and as such, City Council approval and authorization for the City Manager to receive grant funding and enter into grant administration agreements is necessary in accordance with the City of Savannah's procurement policies and procedures.



Sheron Morgan, Executive Director, WorkSource Coastal
Financial Impact
Revenue of $400,000 WIOA Grant Funds into the WorkSource Coastal Fund
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: FY24 Dislocated Workers Transfer to Adult Funds.pdf
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