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

The summary for the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance (TA) Grants 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) Grants: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau, and the Office of Apprenticeship announces the availability of approximately $1,988,000.00 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.

This announcement solicits applications for the WANTO TA Grants program. The purpose of these grants is to provide funding to CBOs to deliver TA to Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs) to assist them in placing women into apprenticeable and nontraditional occupations (A/NTO). Through this competition, DOL is interested in establishing a national network of TA Resource Centers, to assist in the recruitment and retention of women in A/NTO. These grants will be awarded competitively to CBOs to set up and administer a Regional/Multi-State TA Resource Center that will focus on conducting innovative projects to improve the recruitment, selection, training, employment, and retention of women, women of color and women with disabilities in A/NTO.
Federal Grant Title: Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance (TA) Grants
Federal Agency Name: Employment and Training Administration
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-ETA-16-11
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 320672
CFDA Descriptions: Registered Apprenticeship
Current Application Deadline: May 6, 2016 Applications must be received no late
Original Application Deadline: May 6, 2016 Applications must be received no late
Posted Date: Apr 5, 2016
Creation Date: Apr 5, 2016
Archive Date: Jun 5, 2016
Total Program Funding: $1,988,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $650,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
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
Only CBOs are eligible to apply for these TA grants. 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.

A CBO is a private nonprofit organization (i.e., incorporated under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) § § 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4)) (except for § 501(c)(4) organizations that engage in lobbying as described in section VI.B. of this FOA), or is actively pursuing IRS nonprofit tax exempt status which may be faith-based, that is representative of a community or a significant segment of a community, and which may provide job training services and has demonstrated experience administrating programs that train women for A/NTO.
Grant Announcement Contact
Andrea Hill Grants Management Specialist
hill.andrea@dol.gov

Employment and Training Administration 202-693-3346
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