Division of Indian and Native American Programs (DINAP) Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Section 166 grantees and the Department of Labor share a vision of providing quality employment and training services to tribes, tribal organizations, Alaska Native entities, Indian controlled organizations and Native Hawaiian organizations serving unemployed and low income Native Americans, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.

This website has been designed primarily to provide general information and assistance to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Section 166 Indian and Native American (INA) grantees and others that are interested in economic self-sufficiency through employment and job training programs for Native Americans. The section 166 programs are designed to support employment and training activities in order to develop more fully the academic, occupational and literacy skills; make individuals more competitive in the workforce; and promote economic and social development in accordance with the goals and values of such communities. These programs are administered in a way that not only meet regulatory requirements, but also in ways that are consistent with the traditional cultural values and beliefs of the people they are designed to serve.

What's New

On March 27, 2023, the Department of Labor (the Department), Employment and Training Administration issued Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 13-22, Program Year (PY) 2023 Funding Allotments and Instructions for the INA Section 166 Programs.  The purpose is to provide INA grantees with Comprehensive Services Program (CSP) and Supplemental Youth Services Program (SYSP) funding allotments for PY 2023 for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Section 166 programs.  Additionally, TEGL 13-22 provides application submission requirements and instructions.

Click here  (TEGL No. 13-22)  to view more information and to view  grant opportunity in grants.gov, click here  (TEGL-ETA-13-22).


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