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

The summary for the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance (TA) Grant 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 (TA) Grant: The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL, or the Department) Women’s Bureau (WB) and Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Office of Apprenticeship (OA), announce the availability of approximately $1.8 million in grant funds authorized by the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Act of 1992, Pub. L. 102-530, 29 U.S.C. 2501 et seq. Awards made under this announcement are subject to the availability of Federal funds. The Department plans to disburse Program Year (PY) 2013 and PY 14 WANTO grant funds to up to four (4) community-based organization (CBO) grantees within the range of $400,000 to $650,000 for a 2-year grant period to develop and operate innovative TA projects to improve outreach, recruitment, hiring, training, employment, and retention of women, women of color and women with disabilities in apprenticeships and nontraditional occupations, as defined in Section VIII.A., of this solicitation.
Federal Grant Title: Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance (TA) Grant
Federal Agency Name: Employment and Training Administration
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SGA-DFA-PY-13-08
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 17.201
CFDA Descriptions: Registered Apprenticeship
Current Application Deadline: May 2, 2014 The closing date for receipt of appli
Original Application Deadline: May 2, 2014 The closing date for receipt of appli
Posted Date: Apr 2, 2014
Creation Date: Apr 2, 2014
Archive Date: Jun 1, 2014
Total Program Funding: $1,800,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $650,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 4
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
Eligible applicants for these TA grants must be CBOs as defined in Section VIII.A., with the capacity to establish a Regional/Multi-State TA Resource Center to deliver TA training to RAPs in the geographic area identified to assist women to enter, remain, and succeed in A/NTO. This capacity must be a major component of the activities proposed to be eligible to receive a grant. Applicants must be able to serve a minimum of 13 RAPs at least one of which is a National Registered Apprenticeship Program Sponsor or an organization that has certified National Guidelines for Apprenticeship Standards, as defined in Section VIII. A.
A consortium of CBOs may also apply for a grant, provided they include a copy of the consortium agreement and identify the entity that will administer the grant.
Grant Announcement Contact
Latifa Jeter Grant Officer Phone 202-693-3553
Email

Employment and Training Administration 202-693-3346
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