WIOA Title I-A & I-B Policy & Procedure Manual
Chapter 3) Program Funding and Grants Management

3.2 Modification of Grants

Effective date: May 31, 2018


A request for modification can either be initiated by the local WDB or DWD-DET.

Reasons for Grant Modification

A grant must be modified if any of the following conditions occur:

  1. The grant period changes.
  2. A budget adjustment is needed.
  3. Additional funds are added.
  4. Un-obligated funds are recaptured and reallocated.
  5. Funds are rescinded.
  6. Funds are transferred between the WIOA Adult Program and the Dislocated Worker Program.
  7. Planned activities under the grant undergo major alterations.
  8. Errors are identified on the original grant agreement.

    * There may be other reasons that require a grant modification that are not listed above.

Procedures for Modification

Local WDB initiated modification:

  1. Local WDB must inform DWD-DET's contract manager, in writing, regarding the modification being requested.
  2. The modification request will be reviewed at DWD-DET.
  3. Upon approval, new grant agreements will be drafted and sent to the board for signature.
  4. COMET will be updated after the modified grant agreement has been signed.

DWD-DET initiated modification:

  1. DWD-DET will notify the local WDBs if a modification is necessary.
  2. DWD-DET will draft the modified grant agreements and send them out to the local WDB for review and signature.
  3. COMET will be updated after the modified grant agreement has been signed.

* Transfer modification follow a separate procedure, please refer to policy section 3.3 Transfer of Funds.