Federal Funding Disclosure (Stevens Amendment)

The Stevens Amendment is a federal law found in H.R. 6157  that requires funding information to be included on all projects or programs using federal funds. It is intended to provide transparency for taxpayers and ensure federally funded research and work are properly credited.

This web page lists how the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) uses federal grant money to fund its work.

All award recipients must review and incorporate the federal funding acknowledgement posted at the bottom of this webpage into applicable public-facing documents.

America’s Job Centers of California Evaluation

The America’s Job Centers of California Evaluation is supported by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) in coordination with the California Employment Development Department (EDD) with Department of Labor funding totaling $700,000, with 0% financed from non-governmental sources.

High Road Training Partnerships

HRTP (ESF-RWPG) current

High Roads Training Partnerships are supported by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) in coordination with the California Employment Development Department (EDD) as part of a U.S. Department of Education, Education Stabilization Fund – Reimagine Workforce Preparation grant totaling $14.4 million.

HRTP (WIOA) 

High Roads Training Partnerships are supported by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) in coordination with the California Employment Development Department (EDD) with Department of Labor funding totaling $10,530,000. 

Regional Plan Implementation

Regional Plan Implementation 3.0

The Regional Plan Implementation is supported by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) in coordination with the California Employment Development Department (EDD) with Department of Labor funding totaling $4,961,893 with 0% financed from non-governmental sources.  

Regional Plan Implementation 4.0

The Regional Plan Implementation is supported by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) in coordination with the California Employment Development Department (EDD) with Department of Labor funding totaling $5,350,000 with 0% financed from non-governmental sources. 

Workforce Data Quality Initiative

WDQI grant

The Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) is supported by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB in coordination with the California Employment Development Department (EDD) with Department of Labor funding totaling $900,000 with 0% financed from non-governmental sources.

Workforce Accelerator Fund

Workforce Accelerator Fund 8.0

The Workforce Accelerator Fund 8.0 is supported by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) in coordination with the California Employment Development Department (EDD) with Department of Labor funding totaling $2,981,820.18.

Workforce Accelerator Fund 9.0

The Workforce Accelerator Fund 8.0 is supported by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) in coordination with the California Employment Development Department (EDD) with Department of Labor funding totaling $7,311,412.

Workforce Accelerator Fund 10.0 TBA Fall 2021

The Workforce Accelerator Fund 10.0 is supported by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) in coordination with the California Employment Development Department (EDD) with Department of Labor funding totaling $10,456,412.

Funding Disclosure Template

What form should the acknowledgment statement take?

The general structure should take this form:
This [project/publication/program/website, etc.] [is/was] supported by the [federal sub-agency] of the [federal agency] as part of an award totaling $XX [Insert total NFA amount here} with XX percentage financed from non-governmental sources.

For example:
This Wagner-Peyser Program bid solicitation is supported by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award totaling $361,633 with 0% financed from non-governmental sources.

Alternatively (assuming no non-governmental funding):
This Wagner-Peyser Program bid solicitation is fully supported by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award totaling $361,633.

Grantee Requirements

All award recipients must acknowledge federal funding in documents that communicate funding, such as press releases, requests for proposals, bid invitations, and other documents describing projects or programs funded in whole or part with federal funds. This includes funding from the Department of Labor and the Department of Education.

Documents that communicate funding may include:

  • Award Announcements
  • Bid Solicitations
  • Marketing materials (PowerPoints announcing funding)
  • Press Releases (communicating funding, announcing a new activity or program with funding)
  • Social media content
  • Website content

Documents requiring the funding disclosure must include language that follows the Funding Disclosure Template provided above.