Posted on August 12, 2009 1:18 AM
Workforce Investment Competitive Grant Deadlines Rapidly Approaching (8-12-09)
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act includes $750 million in competitive grants for worker training and placement in high growth and emerging industries; $500 million is split between multiple grant programs focused on green jobs, and $250 million is focused on the health care sector and other high growth and emerging industries. Application deadlines are coming quickly. The grant programs are administered by the Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA); click here for all full announcements. Click here or on the image for a brief description of the purpose, eligible applicants, information on the deadlines, and links to the application webpage.
In addition, these competitive grant opportunities emphasize collaboration and strategic partnerships with a wide range of agencies as well as other ARRA-funded programs. DOL is partnering with other Federal agencies to support the goals of the Recovery Act and encourages applicants to form similar partnerships locally, connecting workforce development strategies to other ARRA-funded projects and initiatives. Additional details on this important emphasis are also described below for each program.