The application deadline for the Pennsylvania Nursing Pathway Apprenticeship Industry Partnership Program Grant passed on November 30, 2022.
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) announced the availability of approximately $1.2 million in funding for awards of up to $260,000 each to support the convening of Nursing Pathway Apprenticeship Industry Partnerships in low- or moderate-income communities and guide the development and registration of healthcare apprenticeship programs, with emphasis on nursing occupations, through group sponsorships. Such occupations include, but are not limited to, home health aides, certified nursing assistants, and licensed practical nurses.
The application deadline for the Veterans Employment Program (VEP) Grant passed on November 4, 2022.
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) announced the availability of $800,000.00 of funds for a Veterans Employment Program (VEP) Grant. The Notice of Grant Availability (NGA) seeks applications to support initiatives across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (PA) that innovatively and creatively address barriers to employment facing veterans. Grant awards will be no more than $200,000.00 each. Only one grant will be awarded to the top-scoring applicant serving the Delaware County service delivery area. The other three awards will be awarded to service delivery areas across the Commonwealth based on the availability of funds, competitive scoring, and priority.
The application deadline for the Apprenticeship Building America Grant passed on November 4, 2022.
The Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) announced the availability of $2.75 million in grant funding to build and modernize Pennsylvania's growing network of registered apprenticeship programs. L&I is one of 30 recipients nationwide awarded grant funding through the U.S. Department of Labor's Apprenticeship Building America (ABA) initiative and plans to support 15 local workforce development boards (LWDBs) in their respective efforts to expand apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship opportunities among underrepresented populations in their respective regions.
The application deadline for the Pennsylvania Industry Partnership Program Grant passed on October 28, 2022.
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) announced the availability of approximately $4,000,000 in funding for the Pennsylvania Industry Partnership (IP) Program Grant awards. L&I will be supporting Industry Partnership Programming through the competitive award of grants of up to $250,000 to support Industry Partnerships across the commonwealth to improve economic growth while preparing workers with training for their current positions and future advancement. Projects funded through Industry Partnership grants should identify workforce, education and training, and economic development gaps; coordinate regional needs to support industry needs; identify public and community resources to address industry-identified needs, and increase collaboration among businesses within a targeted industry sector. Eligible applicants include local workforce development boards, non-profit and non-governmental entities, community-based organizations, educational and post-secondary educational organizations, labor organizations, business associations, and economic development entities.
The application deadline for the Schools-to-Work Program grant passed on October 12, 2022.
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) announced the availability of approximately $2,500,000.00 of funding for the Schools-to-Work Program (STWP) Grant award(s). L&I will be establishing a STW Program through the competitive award of a grant(s) to a sponsor(s) in partnership with schools in the commonwealth to support the establishment or enhancement of a workforce development partnership between schools, employers, organizations, or associations to create pre-apprenticeship apprenticeship pathways. This NGA seeks applications to support this statewide initiative. Grant awards may not exceed $250,000.00.