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Dept. of Labor - Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations Technical Assistance Grant.

Opportunity Title:

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



Opportunity Number:

FOA-WB-22-15



Description:

The WANTO 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: 1) Developing (establishing, expanding, and/or enhancing) pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, or other nontraditional skills training programs designed to prepare women for careers in A/NTO; 2) Providing ongoing orientations or other resources for employers, unions, and workers on creating a successful environment for women in A/NTO; and/or 3) 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. To be eligible for funds under this grant program, an applicant must be a community-based organization (CBO), as defined in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).



Eligibility:

Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education.

To be eligible for funds under this grant program, an applicant must be a community-based organization (CBO), as defined in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).



Total Amount Available:

$3,400,000



Maximum Award:

$750,000



Minimum Award:

$350,000



Application Deadline:

June 30, 2022



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