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  • III. Operational Planning Elements

    The Unified or Combined State Plan must include an Operational Planning Elements section that supports the State’s strategy and the system-wide vision described in Section II(c) above.  Unless otherwise noted, all Operational Planning Elements apply to Combined State Plan partner programs included in the plan as well as to core programs.  This section must include—

    • b. State Operating Systems and Policies

      The Unified or Combined State Plan must include a description of the State operating systems and policies that will support the implementation of the State strategy described in section II Strategic Elements.  This includes—

      • 5. Distribution of Funds for Core Programs

        Describe the methods and factors the State will use in distributing funds under the core programs in accordance with the provisions authorizing such distributions.  

        • A. For Title I Programs

          Provide a description of the written policies that establish the State's methods and factors used to distribute funds to local areas for—

III. b. 5. A. ii. Adult and Training Activities in Accordance with WIOA Section 133(b)(2) or (b)(3)

Current Narrative:

All Adult program funds will be allocated using the three required factors of substantial unemployment, excess unemployment, and economically disadvantaged individuals.

  • 1/3 of the funds allocated on the number of unemployed residing in areas of substantial unemployment (6.5% or higher)
  • 1/3 of the funds allocated on excess unemployment (number of unemployed over 4.5%)
  • 1/3 of the funds allocated on the number of economically disadvantaged adults

The hold-harmless provisions defined under WIOA are applied to the Adult program allocations. Hold-harmless levels are based on 90% of an area’s average relative share of the previous two years of funding.

See Section III (b)(5)(A)(i) Youth Activities for information about and link to Idaho’s policy on fund distribution.