NEW YORK STATE GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
MAXIMIZE YOUR TRAINING BUDGET AND UTILIZE THE RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO BUSINESSES IN OUR COMMUNITY.
REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL CONSOLIDATED FUNDING APPLICATION (CFA)
- The New York State Department of Labor is making approximately $5 million in Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding available through this Request for Proposals (RFP) to support these Workforce Development programs:
- Existing Employee Training Program; and
- Unemployed Worker Training Program
- Review the full Requests for Proposals here.
- The 7th round of CFA funding is designed as a tool to generate sustainable economic growth and employment opportunities across the state.
- The CFA Application opens on May 1, 2017 and the submission deadline is July 28, 2017 at 4:00pm EST.
- Click here for information on upcoming CFA Workshops. Questions can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Click here to view the 2017 REDC Guidebook and list of available resources. To access the CFA click here
JOBS DRIVEN NATIONAL EMERGENCY GRANT
- The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) currently offers a grant program to assist businesses with training employees.
- Approximately $1.9 million in federal funds is available to offer businesses training support under the Jobs Driven National Emergency Grant program.
- The grant funds work-based training programs for dislocated workers to help them re-enter the workforce. This funding is designed to help businesses offset the high cost of training and close workers’ skills gaps so they can be successful on the job.
- Businesses are eligible for up to $250,000 to train new hires through work-based training models including On-the-Job Training, Registered Apprenticeship and Customized Training.
- Contracts will be awarded for a period of up to one year and all training activities must be completed by June 30, 2017.
- Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis, with the deadline of May 26, 2017.
- Click here to learn about these grants and the application process.
- Contact a local NYS Department of Labor representative to learn more.
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