An organization must be considered an eligible provider to receive federal adult basic education funding. An "eligible provider" is defined as an organization that has demonstrated effectiveness in providing adult education and literacy activities.
These organizations may include, but are not limited to:
- local education agencies;
- community-based or faith-based organizations;
- volunteer literacy organizations;
- institutions of higher education;
- public or private nonprofit agencies;
- public housing authorities;
- nonprofit institutions not described in (a) through (g) of this section that have the ability to provide adult education and literacy activities to eligible individuals;
consortia or coalitions of agencies, organizations, institutions, libraries, or authorities described in (a) throught (h) of this section.
(NOTE: All agencies applying as a consortium or a coalition must reside withing the boundaries of one of the 71 regional community college district service areas established under the California Adult Education Program [CAEP]);
- partnerships between employers and entities described (a) through (i) of this section. (WIOA, Title II, Section 203(5); 34 CFR 463.23)