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Date of Release Title Opportunity (Source Agency) Eligible ApplicantsBusinesses Eligible? Proposal Due Date

July 13, 2018

Amended July 19, 2018

National Dislocated Worker Grant – Hurricane Maria (NDWG – HM)

NYSDOL is making up to $1 million available until December 28, 2018, with the anticipation of an additional amount of up to $9 million available upon the accrued expenditures of the initial $1 million, for the provision of participant outreach and Career Center enrollment, initial assessment, job ready and career development, employment access and follow-up services and activities to individuals who are unemployed or underemployed due to, Hurricane Maria and/or migrated to NYS from Puerto Rico after being dislocated due to, and/or have otherwise had their employment impacted by Hurricane Maria.Initial applications of $100,000 will be considered with additional $100,000 incremental awards available upon the accrued expenditure of 70% of the prior award amount and reapplication. NYSDOL encourages applicants to expend awards rapidly and request additional funding upon successfully demonstrating 70% accrued expenditure of awarded funds and successful completion of the terms specified in their initial award contract, if sufficient funding and time remain. An amended RFA with the revised funding availability will be announced in the NYS Contract Reporter, Grants Gateway and on the NYSDOL’s Funding Opportunity webpage at the end of each week.Single award amounts will not exceed $100,000. Applicants that receive an award under this RFA, accrue expenditures of at least 70% of the award amount, and maintain compliance with the terms and conditions of the RFA may reapply for an additional $100,000.00 award, if sufficient funding and time remain.  NYSDOL encourages applicants to expend awards rapidly and apply for additional funding.  An amended RFA with the revised funding availability will be announced in the NYS Contract Reporter, Grants Gateway and on the NYSDOL’s Funding Opportunity webpage at the end of each week.This RFA seeks to assist individuals, residing or receiving service in one or more of the following target communities: New York City (consisting of Bronx, Kings, Queens, Richmond and New York counties) and/or the following counties: Broome; Erie; Monroe; Montgomery; Nassau; Onondaga; Suffolk and/or Tompkins, who are unemployed or underemployed due to, Hurricane Maria and/or migrated to NYS from Puerto Rico after being dislocated due to, and/or have otherwise had their employment impacted by Hurricane Maria.Eligible Applicants must be not-for-profit (NFP) community-based organizations or governmental entities with two or more or more employees (or the equivalent of two full-time employees), headquartered in or with at least one site located in NYS at the time of application, in good standing with NYS departments, and have experience in outreach and service provision to the target population.AMENDMENT: Please note this solicitation has been amended on July 19, 2018.  Any submissions received with a post mark after July 19, 2018 will be contacted and requested to resubmit their application based on the amended RFA dated July 19, 2018.
No December 28, 2018
May 1, 2018

CFA 8.0 Request for Proposals (RFPs)

CFA 8.0 Questions and Answers (Q & As)

The 8th round of CFA funding serves as a tool to generate sustainable economic growth and employment opportunities across the state. NYSDOL 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:

1.Existing Employee Training Program; and

2.Unemployed Worker Training Program

Yes July 27, 2018
May 14, 2018

Opportunity Youth Career Exploration and Access RFP

Opportunity Youth Career Exploration and Access RFP Questions and Answers (Q & As)

Opportunity Youth Career Exploration and Access (OYCEA) NYSDOL is making up to $3 million in Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding available to provide youth career exploration services to youth who are authorized to work or otherwise able to obtain authorization to work, at least 14 years old but younger than 18 years old at the time of program enrollment, are attending or enrolled in school, and reside in the following communities in Nassau County, New York: Baldwin; Freeport; Glen Cove; Hempstead; Long Beach; Roosevelt; Uniondale; and/or Westbury; and/or in Suffolk County, New York: Bellport; Brentwood; Central Islip; and/or Wyandanch. Up to $1.5 million is being allocated for each county (Nassau County and Suffolk County) in which the target communities are located. OYCEA awards may not exceed $300,000 per bidder. Eligible bidders may submit two separate requests for funding to serve both counties. However, the maximum award an eligible bidder may receive is a total award of $300,000, regardless of the number of requests submitted. Not-For-Profit (NFP) organizations and governmental entities, including educational institutions, with two or more employees (or the equivalent of two full-time employees) are eligible to apply for this funding.

No 4:00 PM New York State Time on July 9, 2018
January 18, 2018

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 $4.1 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 March 29, 2019

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