Nevada Department of Education (NDE) - Office of Career Readiness, Adult Learning and Education Options
08/30/19 4:00 PM PDT
Grants to Nevada Chambers of Commerce, Regional Development Authorities, and Local Workforce Investment Boards to develop and implement work-based learning programs. Funding is intended to connect employers with school programs that align with region-specific, high-wage, high-skill, in-demand industries and occupations. The four priority career pathway areas are Education, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Technology.
The purpose of the New Skills for Youth grant funds is to drive change at the school or district level through strengthening and expanding career pathways for Nevada youth and young adults. More specifically, the Department of Education has aligned the funding towards employer engagement through work-based learning programs that engage individuals in career exploration, internships, pre-apprenticeships and registered apprenticeship programs.
The scope of works must include strategic goals to support employer engagement and demonstrate how existing relationships will be leveraged to:
Outcomes of this grant should include development of a viable and scalable model for supporting employers in the region as they invest in work-based learning. Applicant should also describe how work will advance identified career pathways to provide not only employment but education, training and support services for individuals, particularly those with barriers to employment to ensure equitable opportunity and development of education and skills for preparation and entrance into the pipeline at various points.
GrantWatch ID#: 186679
For fiscal year (FY) 2020, up to $130,000 is available for a second issuing of the RFA.
The grant period is September 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications and direct questions to:
Mayita Sanchez, NFSY Program Officer
Mail applications to:
Nevada Department of Education
Office of Career Readiness, Adult Learning & Education Options
755 N. Roop Street, Suite 201
Carson City, NV 89701
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