Managing Funding Challenges in the Workforce Investment Act Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs: Mitigating Strategies and Effects on Services

Issue Brief
Publisher: Oakland, CA: Mathematica Policy Research and Social Policy Research Associates
Nov 08, 2015
Authors
Gretchen Kirby
This brief describes how the 28 Local Workforce Investment Boards (LWIBs), examined as part of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Gold Standard Evaluation, adapted to an uncertain funding environment. It discusses trends and fluctuations in the funding of the WIA Adult and Dislocated Worker programs. It also describes LWIBs’ strategies to manage their program funding and the changes they made to services as a result of funding changes.
Project

Workforce Investment Act Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs Gold Standard Evaluation

Funders

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration

Time Frame

2008-2017