Iowa Workforce Development (IWD)
04/09/21 4:30 PM Central Time
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:
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.
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:
Examples of allowable use of funds include:
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#: 194987
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.
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.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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Program Officer: Allison Hanrahan
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