Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance (TA) Grants

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Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-ETA-16-11
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Employment, Labor and Training
CFDA Number: 17.201
Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Agency Name: DOL-ETA
Closing Date: May 06, 2016
Award Ceiling: $650,000
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Creation Date: Apr 05, 2016
Funding Opportunity Description: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau, and the Office of Apprenticeship announces the availability of approximately $1,988,000.00 in grant funds authorized by the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Act of 1992, Pub. L. 102-530, 29 U.S.C. 2501 et seq. Awards made under this announcement are subject to the availability of Federal funds. This announcement solicits applications for the WANTO TA Grants program. The purpose of these grants is to provide funding to CBOs to deliver TA to Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs) to assist them in placing women into apprenticeable and nontraditional occupations (A/NTO). Through this competition, DOL is interested in establishing a national network of TA Resource Centers, to assist in the recruitment and retention of women in A/NTO. These grants will be awarded competitively to CBOs to set up and administer a Regional/Multi-State TA Resource Center that will focus on conducting innovative projects to improve the recruitment, selection, training, employment, and retention of women, women of color and women with disabilities in A/NTO.

Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282762

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