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Industry Partnerships

Grants to Facilitate Industry and
Workforce Development in Kentucky

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Kentucky Workforce Investment Board

Deadline Date:

10/10/11 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants for up to $65,000 to improve workforce and industry in Kentucky. The purpose of the funding is to encourage initiatives and partnerships that are tailored to meet the needs of a sector and its regional workforce. Recipients of the grant will be responsible to form a multiple party partnership that includes members of the workforce and employers. The group should determine how to improve worker skills and conditions and how to meet the demands of industry.

The long-term goal for this initiative is to create a sustainable infrastructure that will provide employer-led training and education that enhances the skills of incumbent workers, raising earnings for workers and revenues of businesses by increasing productivity and the quality of services within Kentucky.

Sectors of focus include:
1 Automobile/Aircraft Manufacturing
2 Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
3 Business Services and Research & Development
4 Health Care/Social Assistance
5 Energy Creation/Transmission

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 125966

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$500,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

up to $65,000

Eligibility:

  • Open to all responsible sources
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Entities knowledgeable or experienced in working with the targeted sector (or sub-clusters) may apply for Industry Partnership funds.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Request for Proposals Information Meeting
September 7, 2011
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Transportation Cabinet Conference Center

Contact Information:

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

Patricia Dudgeon
Office of Employment and Training
(502) 782-3032
Patriciao.dudgeon@ky.gov

Geographic Focus:

USA: Kentucky