Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations ( WANTO ) Technical Assistance Grant Program

The summary for the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations ( WANTO ) Technical Assistance Grant Program 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 FederalGrants.com 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.
Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations ( WANTO ) Technical Assistance Grant Program: This program is intended to provide technical assistance (“TA”) to employers and labor unions to encourage employment of women in apprenticeable occupations and nontraditional occupations (“A/NTO”), specifically by: • Developing (establishing, expanding or enhancing) pre-apprenticeship or nontraditional skills training programs designed to prepare women for careers in A/NTO; • Providing ongoing orientations for employers, unions, and workers on creating a successful environment for women in A/NTO; and/or • Setting up support groups and facilitating networks for women in A/NTO, to improve their retention. Applicants may propose to provide technical assistance to support women's participation and success in the full range of industries in which women are traditionally underrepresented or disproportionately concentrated in the lower-wage occupations. Such industries include but are not limited to: advanced manufacturing, energy, healthcare, information technology, and transportation.
Federal Grant Title: Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations ( WANTO ) Technical Assistance Grant Program
Federal Agency Name: Employment and Training Administration (DOL-ETA)
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-WB-17-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 17.201
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 23rd, 2017
Original Application Deadline: August 23rd, 2017
Posted Date: July 24th, 2017
Creation Date: July 24th, 2017
Archive Date: September 22nd, 2017
Total Program Funding: $1,294,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 24th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Only CBOs are eligible to apply. For the purposes of this grant program, the term CBO means a private nonprofit organization (which may include a faith-based organization or a Native American organization), that is representative of a community or a significant segment of a community and that has demonstrated expertise and effectiveness in the field of workforce development. A consortium of CBOs may apply as a single applicant, provided the applicant includes a copy of the consortium agreement that specifies which entity will administer the grant. Current and Former Grantees. Recipients of funds awarded under previous WANTO Act grant programs are eligible to apply for this funding opportunity. Former WANTO Act grantees must explain, in their “Statement of Need” (see Section IV.B.3), how their proposed TA activities are materially different from those already performed using funds awarded through a WANTO Act grant program.
Grant Announcement Contact
Jeannette Flowers
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