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Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Program Expansion

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits, Businesses, Schools, and
Organizations to Expand Career Training Programs

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Iowa Workforce Development (IWD)

Deadline Date:

04/09/21 4:30 PM Central Time

Description:

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Grants to Iowa nonprofit organizations, businesses, schools, and other organizations to expand programs that prepare individuals for career training programs. Priority is given to programs that focus on underrepresented populations. Additional consideration is given to healthcare, agriculture, and industries affected by COVID-19.

The purpose of the funds is to expand Quality Pre-Apprenticeship programs. Programs interested in applying for these funds need to meet the following requirement: 10% of their Quality Pre-Apprentices are hired in a Registered Apprenticeship (RA) program at the end of the period of performance. Funding for this project will be directed toward costs for the following activities:

  • Staff time associated with expansion of Quality Pre-Apprenticeship programs. Personnel and fringe benefit costs combined may not exceed 10% of total grant funds.
  • Creation of curriculum included in the Quality Pre-Apprenticeship program.
  • Supportive services

The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity is to solicit applications that will enable Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) to award grant funding to support the expansion of RA in Iowa.

Funding Priorities

IWD seeks to prioritize the investment of resources in the Quality Pre-Apprenticeship programs that are focused on apprentices in one or more of the following areas:

  • Healthcare
  • Agriculture
  • Industries Affected by COVID-19
  • Underrepresented populations from one or more of the following categories:
    • Women
    • Youth
    • Minorities
    • Veterans
    • Individuals with Disabilities

Examples of allowable use of funds include:

  • Staff time associated with expansion of Quality Pre-Apprenticeship programs. Personnel and fringe costs combined may not exceed 10% of total grant funds.
  • Creation of curriculum included in the Quality Pre-Apprenticeship program
  • Supportive services

For definitions of "Quality Pre-Apprenticeship program," "Registered Apprentice," "Registered Apprentice Program," and "Supportive Services," see pages 2-3 of the Notice of Funding Opportunity in Supporting Documents below.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 194987

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$20,400

Estimated Size of Grant:

IWD anticipates awarding grants up to $20,400. Possible additional funds may be awarded during the period of performance to awardees when additional funding is available.

Term of Contract:

The period of performance for this award is two years. Applicants should plan for a 24-month budget period. IWD estimates the following project dates:
- Start Date: May 1, 2021
- End Date: June 30, 2023
- Dates are tentative and are subject to change. Final dates will be determined during the award process.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are any organization, school, non-profit organization, or business that would like to create a Quality Pre-Apprenticeship program in compliance with a RA program. Grantees must comply with all applicable provisions of state and federal laws pertaining to nondiscrimination, sexual harassment, and equal employment opportunity.

- Additional consideration will be given to applicants that demonstrate they will recruit participants from underrepresented populations mentioned in the Funding Priorities section.
- Additional consideration will be given to healthcare, agriculture and industries affected by COVID-19.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for the first round of funds are due by Friday, April 9, 2021 by 4:30 PM Central Time.

Tentative notice of award is scheduled for Friday, April 16, 2021.

Applicants must submit applications electronically via IowaGrants.gov. IWD recommends that applicants create an account and begin the application in advance of the deadline.

IWD may award cost reimbursement grants to successful applicants.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Register here:
https://entaa.iowa.gov/entaa/sso?appId=ITE_BUGS&callingApp=https://www.iowagrants.gov/login.do&tab=createacct

Login and apply here:
https://entaa.iowa.gov/entaa/sso?appId=DOM_GMS&callingApp=https://www.iowagrants.gov/login.do

Program Officer: Allison Hanrahan
Phone: 515-725-9077
Email: allison.hanrahan@iwd.iowa.gov

Funding or Pin Number:

399115

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa

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