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Date of Release Title Opportunity (Source Agency) Eligible ApplicantsBusinesses Eligible? Proposal Due Date
8/5/2016 Vocational Training in Coding (VTC)


The purpose of this Vocational Training in Coding (VTC) Request for Proposals (RFP) is to improve the employment outcome of incarcerated individuals through vocational training and post-release employment services. The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL), in partnership with the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (NYSDOCCS), will competitively procure the services of an eligible organization that can provide computer coding instructional programs including curricula, instructional materials and related resources to inmates at Greene Correctional Facility in New York State (NYS), as well as post-release placement assistance.
Yes 9/12/2016 
7/27/2016 Apprenticeship USA Equity in Apprenticeship Request for Proposals (United States Department of Labor)


National intermediaries or a national consortia of intermediaries (e.g., Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Labor-Management Organizations, workforce, industry and education organizations)
No 8/26/2016 
7/13/2016 Amended 8/4/16 and Amended 8/24/16
New York State Pre-Apprenticeship Request for Proposal Bid #W-15

New York State Pre-Apprenticeship Request for Proposal Bid #W-15 Questions and Answers (Q & As)

New York State Department of Labor Apprenticeship Training Division

This opportunity is open to Community-Based and Not-for-Profit Organizations.
No 9/8/2016
6/30/2016 ApprenticeshipUSA Industry Intermediaries Request for Proposals (United States Department of Labor)

Single Industry:
Intermediaries in the targeted sectors of Advance Manufacturing, IT, Transportation, Energy, Construction and Healthcare. https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOL/ETA/OJC/DOL-ETA-16-R-00092/listing.html
Multi-Industry: Intermediaries that work among more than 1 targeted and/or non-targeted sector. https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOL/ETA/OJC/DOL-ETA-16-R-00105/listing/html
Yes 7/28/2016
7/28/2016

Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant - Regional Sector Partnership Development (NYSDOL)

Regional Sector Partnership Development RFQ Questions and Answers (Q & As)

Up to $500,000 is being made available under this Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant (SP-NEG) Regional Sector Partnership Development (RSPD) Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Lead Local Workforce Development Boards (LWDBs) may apply for SP-NEG RSPD funds, on behalf of the LWDBs in a given Regional Economic Development Council (REDC), to be awarded by NYSDOL through a Notice of Obligational Authority (NOA) opportunity as detailed in the award information section. These regional sector partnership development funds are intended to be flexible in meeting the sector partnership development needs identified as part of 2016 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Regional planning. The focus of 2016 WIOA Regional planning is the identification of sector- based workforce strategies that lead to the creation of strong regional sector partnerships and products that work to serve regional business needs.
No 9/1/2016 
 6/29/2016

Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant - Enhanced Career Services for Dislocated Workers RFQ (NYSDOL)

Enhanced Career Services for Dislocated Workers RFQ Questions and Answers (Q & As)

Up to $1,400,000 is being made available under this Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant (SP-NEG) Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Enhanced Career Services for Dislocated Workers to qualified Local Workforce Development Boards (LWDBs).  This RFQ seeks to support qualified LWDBs that have incurred additional expenses associated in providing enhanced career services such as (1) individual counseling and comprehensive assessment; (2) individual employment planning; (3) job search planning and job coaching; (4) short-term pre-vocational skills to prepare for employment or training; (5) vocational skill training; and (6) job search assistance.

 No 10/03/2016
 6/29/2016 

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

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

Up to $700,000 is being made available under this Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant (SP-NEG) Request for Applications (RFA) for Incumbent Worker Training 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.

 Yes 5/31/2017
 6/29/2016

Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant - Transitional Employment for Dislocated Workers RFQ (NYSDOL)

Up to $700,000 is being made available under this Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant (SP-NEG) Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to qualified Local Workforce Development Boards (LWDBs).  Transitional employment, under this RFQ, is defined as time-limited work experiences that are subsidized for individuals with barriers to access valuable work experience and re-establish their connection to the workforce.

 No 10/03/2016 
 6/29/2016

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

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

Up to $3 million in funding is being made available under this Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant (SP-NEG) Request for Applications (RFA) 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.

 Yes  5/17/2017
6/2/2015 Job Driven National Emergency Grant(NYSDOL)
Private sector for-profit businesses, private not-for-profit businesses, local workforce investment boards, and training providers are eligible to apply. NYSDOL is making up to $3.7 million in funding available to solicit projects providing work-based training (on-the-job training, apprenticeship, customized training) to dislocated workers, with emphasis on long-term unemployed, unemployment beneficiaries likely to exhaust benefits, and foreign-trained immigrant worker populations.

Job-Driven National Emergency Grant RFA Q & A

Yes 8/31/2016

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