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Date of Release Title Opportunity (Source Agency) Eligible ApplicantsBusinesses Eligible? Proposal Due Date
November 17, 2017

Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant - Work Based Training RFA (NYSDOL)

Work Based Training RFA Questions and Answers (Q & As)

The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) is making up to $1,720,000 in funding available under this Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant (SP-NEG) Work-Based Training (WBT) Request for Applications (RFA). The purpose of this RFA is to promote partnerships between private sector businesses, Local Workforce Development Boards (LWDBs), and education and training providers in priority industries as determined through the Regional Economic Development Council strategic planning process. This RFA will support and invest in businesses seeking to empower dislocated workers to reconnect to the workforce through work-based training opportunities. Funds will support businesses that provide work-based training programs, such as on-the-job training (OJT), apprenticeships, or unpaid occupational skill based training to dislocated workers seeking employment in priority industries. The SP-NEG solicitation release is being coordinated with the release of the Regional Plan Guidance documents.

 Yes December 29, 2017
November 17, 2017

Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant - Incumbent Worker Training RFA (NYSDOL)

Incumbent Worker Training RFA Questions and Answers (Q & As)

The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) is making up to $283,000 in funding available under this Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant (SP-NEG) Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) Request for Applications (RFA).  The purpose of this RFA is to promote partnerships between private sector businesses, Local Workforce Development Boards (LWDB), and education and training providers in priority industries as determined through the Regional Economic Development Council strategic planning process.  This RFA will support and invest in businesses seeking to provide occupational skill based trainings to underemployed incumbent workers. These funds will assist participating businesses to advance their incumbent workers to more skilled positions leading to promotions, increased pay, or increased earnings through more work hours.  Vacant positions, due to incumbent worker advancement, will then be back filled in accordance with a plan to engage and market to new, qualified participants in an associated dislocated worker program.  The SP-NEG solicitation release is being coordinated with the release of the Regional Plan Guidance documents.

 Yes December 29, 2017
06/28/2017

Workplace Health and Safety RFA (NYSDOL)

Workplace Health and Safety RFA Questions and Answers

The purpose of this Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Request for Applications (RFA) is to secure the services of eligible community-based organizations, direct service providers, occupational health and safety clinics, and other not-for profit organizations that can assist the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) to provide education and training about occupational health and safety hazards, including prevention of assault and discrimination.

No Ongoing until December 29, 2017
05/16/2017

Apprenticeship Expansion Grant RFA - (NYSDOL)

Apprenticeship Expansion Grant RFA Questions and Answers

AEG RFA 2017-18 Grants Gateway Application Instructions

Apprenticeship Expansion Grant RFA Fact Sheet

Apprenticeship Expansion Grant RFA Priority Industries by Region

The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) is making up to $4.2 million in funding available under the Apprenticeship Expansion Grant (AEG) Request for Applications (RFA). The purpose of this RFA is to expand Registered Apprenticeship (RA) training by increasing employment opportunities for approximately 800 new apprentices with a focus on underrepresented populations. These new apprentices will enter into trades in high-demand occupations, with a focus on the emerging fields of Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Information Technology, as well as other in-demand occupations. This funding will cover costs associated with the provision of training apprentices through RA, such as Related Instruction (RI), On-the-Job Training (OJT), books, and tools.

Yes 3/30/2018

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