|October 28, 2021 City Council Regular Meeting|
35. Approval for the City Manager to Accept a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Adult and Dislocated Worker Grant Award in the Amount of $444,152. The award will be used to provide programs from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023 to to adults who are unemployed or underemployed, and adults who have lost their jobs. The City serves as the fiduciary agent for the ten-county region.
Economic Strength And Poverty Reduction
The City of Savannah has received a “Statement of Grant Award” for the first allocation of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Adult and Dislocated Worker funds in the amount of $444,152 from the Technical College System of Georgia, Office of Workforce Development.
These funds will provide year-round adult and dislocated worker programs for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023, to adults who are unemployed or underemployed, and adults who have lost their jobs due to downsizing or through no fault of their own. The Adult and Dislocated Worker Grants will serve Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties.
Listed below are the allocations by category:
Pursuant to the WorkSource Coastal Consortium Agreement, the City of Savannah serves as the fiduciary agent for the ten-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, Work Source Coastal Interim Director
Revenue of $444,152 WIOA Grant Funds, via WorkSource Coastal
Exhibit 1: PY21 Adult Statement of Award.pdf
Exhibit 2: PY21 DW Statement of Award.pdf