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New Funding Opportunities

Date of Release Title Opportunity (Source Agency) Eligible ApplicantsBusinesses Eligible? Proposal Due Date
May 1, 2018

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

CFA 8.0 Request for Proposals (RFPs)
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
June 21, 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 $1,096,000 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. Contracts will be awarded for a period not to exceed December 31, 2018. While the SP-NEG expires as of June 30, 2018, NYSDOL will use additional available federal funding to extend the terms of awarded applicants to enable the realization of more meaningful outcomes for our participants. All awardees, including those previously awarded under this RFA, will be afforded the same opportunity for extension to 12/31/18.

 Yes July 13, 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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