Veterans Accelerated Learning for Licensed Occupations Project

The summary for the Veterans Accelerated Learning for Licensed Occupations Project grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Employment and Training Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Veterans Accelerated Learning for Licensed Occupations Project: The project aims to accomplish increasing and expediting attainment of state occupational licenses by veterans and transitioning servicemembers (TSMs) by identifying gaps between military education and training in specific military occupations as compared to the education required for related licensed civilian occupations. For example, credit recommendations sometimes identify military education as equivalent to 1 or 2 credits of a 3-credit course—leaving gaps that are portions of courses. Where these identified gaps represent portions of multiple required courses the project will develop a bridge curriculum, as open educational resources, to address those gaps such that veterans can enter and complete a program of study required to obtain a state license needed to achieve their career objectives. Furthermore, the project seeks to identify instances in which civilian education programs can waive required courses by awarding credit for military training or giving veterans and TSMs advanced standing within an existing training program.
Federal Grant Title: Veterans Accelerated Learning for Licensed Occupations Project
Federal Agency Name: Employment and Training Administration (DOL-ETA)
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-ETA-18-07
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 17.207
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 14th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: May 14th, 2018
Posted Date: April 12th, 2018
Creation Date: April 12th, 2018
Archive Date: June 13th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $4,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 12th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
These funds will be awarded to Nonprofit Organizations with IRS 501(c)(3) status, including but not limited to national and regional organizations across multiple states and/or tribal areas. There are two required partners, one representing postsecondary education interests, and one representing occupational licensing interests. Either of the required partners may be the lead applicant if also a Nonprofit Organization with IRS 501(c)(3) Status. See Section III.A of the FOA for complete eligibility details.
Grant Announcement Contact
Stephanie Pena
Grants Management Specialist
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