The FOA for Round VII of the Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) has been published on Please visit  for detailed info and application instructions.


1.  The closing date for applications is April 24, 2019, no later than 4:00:00 p.m.

2.  There will not be a press release from DOL announcing this FOA.

Additional Info:

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL, the Department, or we) announces the availability of approximately $11,500,000 in grant funds to eligible State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) to support the development or expansion of State workforce longitudinal administrative databases. ETA plans to award approximately five grant awards up to $1,000,000 and three grant awards up to $2,181,333. These grants will have a 36 month Period-of–Performance.


Eligible State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) are those located in the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.