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Available Grant Opportunities

Below are the current notice of grants availabilities and recent grant awardee announcements. Throughout the commonwealth and the nation, there are numerous grants and financial aid resources available that can assist individuals and organizations in meeting their goals. The grants and financial aid information below is provided with the intent to help you begin the search, not an all-inclusive link to resources that may be available. Learn more about L&I's other grants and related programs.

To be contacted regarding future workforce development grant opportunities please send your email address with your name to ra-libwda-general@pa.gov.


Digital Literacy and Workforce Development Grant - Round 3

The PA Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) announces the availability of approximately $1,350,000 in funding for the Digital Literacy and Workforce Development Grant (DLWDG) Round 3, to include awards of up to $45,000 per project. This grant opportunity will be focused on supporting existing Round 1 Digital Literacy projects (Period of Performance from July 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022). This funding will allow the department to meet a critical workforce barrier for individuals seeking employment.

Application deadline is August 15, 2022 at 4:00 PM (ET)


UC Navigator Grant

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) announces the availability of $2.5 million in grant funding for community-based organizations that share the Wolf Administration's goal of helping Pennsylvania workers learn about, apply for and -- if eligible -- receive Unemployment Compensation (UC) benefits. The funding, awarded to Pennsylvania through a competitive federal grant process in June, will also support L&I's efforts to deliver timely UC benefits to workers, especially individuals in groups that are historically underserved, marginalized and adversely affected by persistent poverty and inequality.

Funds awarded to community organizations may be used for outreach and education (classes, workshops, seminars), educational equipment, staffing, training, and vendor costs (translation services, print/mail).

Application deadline is August 22, 2022 at 4:00 PM (ET)



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