H-1B One Workforce Grant Program

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H-1B One Workforce Grant Program: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL, or the Department, or we), announces the availability of up to $150 million in grant funds authorized under section 414(c) of the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act of 1998 (ACWIA), as amended (codified at 29 USC 3224a) for the H-1B One Workforce grant program. We expect to fund approximately 15–30 grants, with individual grant amounts ranging from $500,000 to $10 million. The purpose of this grant program is to fill critical shortages in economic regions by encouraging states and economic regions to work with industry stakeholders to develop dynamic workforce strategies that train workers and jobseekers for middle- to high-skilled H-1B occupations in key industry sectors, such as Information Technology (IT), advanced manufacturing, and transportation that are being transformed by technological advancements and automation, as well as other industries of the future that include artificial intelligence (AI), quantum information sciences (QIS), 5G/advanced communications, and biotechnology. These grants will build proof of concepts of innovative training models that can be replicated by the broader workforce system. Applicants must build support for a common vision for responding to the workforce challenges within their state and economic regions, ensuring that their projects complement and leverage, but do not duplicate existing programs. By forging public-private partnerships—H-1B One Workforce Partnerships—applicants will bring together industry and employers, education and training providers, the workforce system, state and local government, and other entities that will work collaboratively to align resources in response to employer demand and to offer novel education and job training solutions that generate positive outcomes and results.
Federal Grant Title: H-1B One Workforce 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-ETA-20-13
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 17.268
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: November 12th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: November 12th, 2020
Posted Date: September 24th, 2020
Creation Date: September 24th, 2020
Archive Date: December 12th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $150,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $10,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 30
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: September 24th, 2020
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The following four types of entities qualify as eligible lead applicants: Businesses, business-related nonprofit organizations, such as industry and trade associations, and organizations functioning as a workforce intermediary for the express purpose of serving the needs of an industry; Education and training providers, including community colleges, other community-based organizations, and for-profit educational and training institutions; Entities involved in administering the public workforce system established under WIOA; and Economic development agencies.
Grant Announcement Contact
Andrea Chism
Grants Management Specialist
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