Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Opportunities in the Workforce System Initiative

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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Opportunities in the Workforce System Initiative: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), announces the availability of approximately $10 million in grant funds for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Opportunities in the Workforce System Initiative (STEM Initiative). These grants will be awarded through a two-phased competitive process to primarily expand and align current and new STEM workforce education and training strategies, activities, and resources in One Stop Career Centers to promote, attract, and prepare disadvantaged youth and dislocated workers for STEM careers, while simultaneously enhancing the competitive position of local and regional employers.
Federal Grant Title: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Opportunities in the Workforce System Initiative
Federal Agency Name: Employment and Training Administration
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SGA-DFA-PY-07-03
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 17.268
CFDA Descriptions: H-1B High Growth Job Training Grants
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2008 This competition will be implemented in two phases, a preliminary proposal phase (Phase I) and a full proposal phase (Phase II), with a closing date for each phase for receipt of applications.For Phase I of the competition, preliminary proposals must be received at the address below no later than 4 p.m. (ET) on March 11, 2008. All applicants are required to submit Phase I proposals.
Posted Date: Jan 15, 2008
Creation Date: Feb 19, 2008
Archive Date: Apr 10, 2008
Total Program Funding: $10,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
An individual workforce investment board (WIB), representing a regional consortium of WIBs, is the eligible applicant. A WIB must submit an application on behalf of a specific, defined multi-county economic region comprised of various workforce investment areas that make up the consortium and demonstrate responsibility for administering the project. The application must demonstrate that the consortium of WIBs representing the region serve in partnership with this applicant, and should do so by submitting a letter of commitment in Phase I from each of the WIBs in the partnership. If the defined region is a rural area or a portion of a state whereby only one WIB exists, this exception must be explained in the Technical Proposal in Phase I. The grant application form (SF 424) should contain the information of the WIB that is serving as the grant recipient and must be signed by a duly authorized official.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Opportunities in the Workforce System Initiative
http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/01jan20081800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/E8-473.pdf
Grant Announcement Contact
Marsha Daniels
Grants Management Specialist
Phone 2026933504 Daniels.Marsha@dol.gov Marsha Daniels
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