Seven Grants to Help Fund Workforce Development

As our country works diligently to recover economically from the COVID-19 pandemic, programs focused on workforce development are crucial. Ensuring that more families and individuals have access to jobs in high-paying industries is so important. This is why it is essential that these types of programs and initiatives receive proper funding.

Workforce development grants can help to fill critical funding gaps for programs. These grants can come from state or federal governments or private foundations. Funding these workforce development programs can ensure these organizations that help workers and businesses are effective.

Workforce Development Grants

  1. Firstly, there are grants available to U.S. nonprofit and for-profit enitities to expand the healcare workforce in rural settings in response to COVID-19. The expected impact of this program is to to adequately address the population health needs of rural communities affected by COVID-19.
  2. There are also grants available to Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey nonprofits to foster the development of successful female leaders. Funding will support organizations that provide leadership training for women currently working in the nonprofit sector and to help girls develop into the leaders of the future.
  3. In addition, there are grants available to U.S. nonprofits, agencies, CBO’s and IHE’s to expand the research workforce for pain management.
  4. There are also grants available to U.S. nonprofits, for-profits, IHE’s, and agencies for workforce safety training programs.
  5. Grants are available to U.S. high-schools and occupational and tech centers for manufacturing training scholarships and sponsorships for robotics teams.
  6. Additionally, funding is available for Rhode Island nonprofits for workforce training programs for young adults. Funding will support programs that prepare young adults ages 14 to 24 to enter the job market. This money will fund educational programs that offer technical, household, industrial, or domestic training.
  7. Finally there are grants available to New York businesses to provide workforce training programs for their employees. Funding will support training on newly acquired software and equipment, upgrade skills to increase business competitiveness, provide instruction in skills geared for hard-to-fill positions, and offer training in targeting new markets with new products and services

GrantNews Notes:

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