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Community-Based Job Training Grants

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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Employment and Training Administration (Labor Department)

Deadline Date:

04/29/10 4:00 PM

Description:

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To support workforce training for high-growth/high-demand industries through the national system of community, technical, and tribal colleges. Successful education/training
programs funded through this SGA will prepare participants for employment in high growth and emerging industries,and will: (1) Target skills and competencies in demand by the
industries described in section I.B of this SGA; (2) provide education/training for jobs currently available or job openings that are anticipated during the life of the grant; (3) educate individuals about opportunities for career advancement and wage growth within
the targeted industry and/or occupation, and provide comprehensive coaching to help individuals take advantage of those opportunities; and (4) result in an employer- or industry-recognized credential (which can include an educational certificate or degree, an
occupational license, an industrysponsored certificate or certification, as well as a Registered Apprenticeship certificate or degree). Applicants must propose projects that target incumbent workers, dislocated workers, and/or unemployed workers. Further, applicants may serve individuals at different education levels and stages within their career. ETA also encourages applicants to provide supportive services and leverage Workforce Investment Act (WIA) core and/or intensive services to help participants overcome barriers to employment, as appropriate.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 123641

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$125,000,000

Number of Grants:

50

Estimated Size of Grant:

$1 to $5,000,000

Term of Contract:

36 months

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

1) an individual Community or Technical College, such as a public community college, a nonprofit community college, a tribally controlled college, or a tribally controlled university; (2) a Community College District; (3) a State Community College System; (4) a One-Stop Career Center in partnership with its Local Workforce Investment Board, that specifies one or more community or technical colleges where education/training activities will occur; or (5) an applicant proposing to serve an educationally underserved community without access to community or technical colleges that meet the requirements in section III.A.5. See section III.A for additional information related to eligible applicants.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A pre-recorded Webinar will be on-line (http://www.workforce3one.org)and accessible for viewing on April 6, 2010, and will be available for viewing any time after that date. While a review of this Webinar is encouraged it is not mandatory that applicants view this
recording.

Pre-Application Information:

An applicant proposing to serve an educationally underserved community without access to community or technical colleges that meet the requirements in section III.A.5. See section III.A for additional information related to eligible applicants.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Sheelor.Janice@dol.gov
Janice Sheelor
Grants Management Specialist
Phone 202-693-3538

CFDA Number:

17.269

Funding or Pin Number:

SGA/DFA PY 09-07

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