Green Jobs Innovation Fund Grants

The Green Jobs Innovation Fund is part of the Department s vision for ensuring that workers have the necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities to succeed in a knowledge-based economy that includes high growth and emerging green industries.

Green industries include the energy efficiency and renewable
energy industries as well as sectors that impact our environment such as transportation, green construction, environmental protection, sustainable agriculture, forestry, and recycling and waste reduction.

The Green Jobs Innovation Fund will allow ETA to build upon the lessons learned from the green job investments provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Through competitive grant opportunities, the Fund will help workers receive job training in green industry sectors and occupations and access green career pathways.
Grants for this Program

Agency - Department of Labor

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

See Regional Agency Offices.

Contact the nearest Employment and Training Administration regional office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Website Address

Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Labor, Connecticut Department Of $ 5,797,804   2011-07-012015-06-30
Liuna Training & Education Fund $ 4,679,636   2011-07-012015-06-30
Jobs For The Future, Inc. $ 7,875,826   2011-07-012014-09-30
Finishing Trades Institute Of The Mid Atlantic Region $ 5,573,925   2011-07-012014-06-30
Center For Employment Training $ 5,125,548   2011-07-012014-06-30
Opportunities Industrialization Centers Of America, Inc. $ 7,960,243   2011-07-012014-06-30
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

The funds must be used to train workers for careers in green industry sectors and occupations and help them access green career pathways.

Specific rules and requirements are published in each Solicitation for Grant Application.

Approximately one hundred percent of available funds are used for discretionary activities.

Grant opportunities are published in the Federal Register.

See Applicant Eligibility Requirements.