New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD)
10/25/19 12:00 PM (Noon)
Grants to New Jersey local governments, local governments, nonprofit agencies, trade and vocational schools, institutions of higher education, CBOs, labor and trade organizations, employers, and contractors to provide women and minorities with training and employment opportunities in the construction industry. Interested applicants are required to submit a Letter of Intent and pre-register prior to applying. Funding is intended to support pre-apprenticeship training, vocation-based training, workforce readiness, and employability.
There are 15 affiliated construction trades occupations in the construction industry. The following 15 occupations have the greatest opportunity for employment based upon projected growth and replacement data. Proposals must focus on construction training for women and minorities which will lead to apprenticeship and/or employment in the following occupations:
This competitive Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO) is being made available to achieve two primary goals:
1. Increase opportunities for women to acquire skills, increase employment opportunities and benefit economically from construction projects within New Jersey.
2. Assist contractors and trade unions in meeting their workforce needs through the recruiting and training of women and minority groups.
Each applicant must include a plan on how they will meet each of the following three objectives:
For expected program outcomes, see: https://www.nj.gov/labor/forms_pdfs/Programs/NGO/FY20/19009_WomenAndMinorityGroupsInConstructionTrades.pdf#page=6.
GrantWatch ID#: 184605
Grant awards may be funded at a maximum of $300,000 each.
The maximum cost for training is $6,000 per participant.
The grant period is for 12 months with the option for two (2) one year renewals, contingent on the availability of funding.
Start Date and End Date of Grant Program: January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit the letter of intent via email to NJBUILDPROGRAMS@DOL.NJ.GOV.
To pre-register through SAGE: https://njsage.intelligrants.com/Login2.aspx?APPTHEME=NJSAGE
For Technical Assistance contact:
Name: Gerard Balmir
Division: Workforce Development
Telephone Number: 609-292-1467
Email Address: NJBUILDPrograms@dol.nj.gov
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
1 John Fitch Plaza
P.O. Box 110
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0110
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