Trade Adjustment Assistance Program - Formula
CSFA Number: 420-30-0074
Agency Name
Department Of Commerce And Economic Opportunity (420)
Agency Identification
Program 66 - Formula
Agency Contact
Susan Boggs
217-558-2474
Susan.Boggs@illinois.gov
Short Description
Grants to local workforce areas and other qualified grantees to provide training and other assistance to qualified workers that are adversely affected by foreign trade to help them to obtain suitable employment. Funds are provided by the United States Department of Labor authorized by the Trade Act of 1974 as amended (Public Law 93-618).
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Education Employment, Labor, and Training
Enabling Legislation
Trade Act of 1974, P. L. No. 93-618, as amended
Objectives and Goals
The Program provides services to businesses and workers impacted by or at risk of being impacted by company closures or layoffs due to foreign trade.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Expenditures and authorized activities are defined by the Trade Act and all amendments, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and all applicable regulations. All grantees must comply with the program guidance and the uniform administrative requirements. Pre-award costs for allowable activities may be incurred as outlined in the grant agreement. Pre-award costs may not exceed the total grant award amount.
Eligibility Requirements
Organizations with the administrative capacity and a track record of serving individuals enrolled in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and Trade Adjustment Assistance Act are eligible to apply for funding.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Education Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
The State issues formal guidance that includes the policy and eligibility for Trade Adjustment Assistance funding. The policy letter also includes and application procedures and instructions.
Assistance Consideration
The grantees are selected based on the criteria outlined in the funding policy and the number of trade impacted layoffs in a local workforce areas. Grant funds are provided to qualified organizations based on the actual number of Trade impacted workers that will be served during the grant period.
Post Assistance Requirements
Applicants must enter into a grant agreement with the Department of Commerce and follow the program requirements outlined in the Trade Funding Policy, NOFO, and Grant Agreement as applicable
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Expenditures and authorized activities are defined by the Trade Act and all amendments, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and all applicable regulations. All grantees must comply with the program guidance and the uniform administrative requirements.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2015 : $6,733,879
FY 2016 : $6,428,372
FY 2017 : $9,513,461
FY 2018 : $9,000,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
DetailsTrade Adjustment Assistance Program - Cook County$500000 - $150000006/26/2018 - 08/15/2018 : 5:00
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
18-661027National Able Network Inc01/01/202009/30/20201,465,094
18-661026Southern 14 Workforce Investment Board, Inc.10/01/201909/30/2020419,144
18-661005Kane County10/01/201909/30/2020359,913
18-661010Will County10/01/201909/30/2020346,775
18-661006DuPage County10/01/201909/30/2020294,632