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Date of Release Title Opportunity (Source Agency) Eligible Applicants Businesses Eligible? Proposal Due Date
March 8, 2018

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 $1,583,000 is being made available under this Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant (SP-NEG) Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Enhanced Career Services to 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. Qualified LWDBs may apply for up to $500,000 of the available funding. 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. Qualified LWDBs may apply for up to $500,000 of the available funding. As acceptance of these funds may reduce the LWDB’s ability to meet the 80% Dislocated Worker funds obligation requirement for the program year, NYSDOL will adjust the requirement by a percentage sufficient to offset the impact of any funds awarded and expended through this RFQ.

No June 1, 2018
February 28, 2018

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 $1,479,000 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 June 1, 2018
February 28, 2018

Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant (SP-NEG) Incumbent Worker Training funding is contingent on the availability of funding. As the available funding amount has been obligated prior to the closing date of this RFA which is June 1, 2018, the program is being suspended and applications are no longer being accepted as of March 9, 2018. Applications received after the suspension date will not be given funding consideration.

Yes June 1, 2018
Suspended
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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