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, and/or enhancing) pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, or other nontraditional skills training programs designed to prepare women for careers in A/NTO; • Providing ongoing orientations or other resources for employers, unions, and workers on creating a successful environment for women in A/NTO; and/or • Setting up support groups, facilitating networks, and/or providing supportive services 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 historically underrepresented or where women are disproportionately concentrated in the lower-wage occupations. Such industries include but are not limited to: advanced manufacturing, construction, energy, health care, information technology, finance, 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: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-WB-19-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 17.701
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 8th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: July 8th, 2019
Posted Date: June 6th, 2019
Creation Date: June 6th, 2019
Archive Date: August 7th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $1,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Expected Number of Awards: 6
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: June 6th, 2019
Category Explanation
Women's Bureau
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) as defined in Section III.C.1 are eligible to apply for these grants. 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.
Grant Announcement Contact
Marc Purvis
Grants Management Specialist
purvis.marc@dol.gov
purvis.marc@dol.gov
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