Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance (TA) Grants

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U. S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau, and the Office of Apprenticeship announces the availability of approximately $1,988,00 0. 00 in grant funds authorized by the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Act of 1992, Pub.




29 U.S.C.

2501 et seq.

Awards made under this announcement are subject to the availability of Federal funds.

This announcement solicits applications for the WANTO TA Grants program.

The purpose of these grants is to provide funding to CBOs to deliver TA to Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs) to assist them in placing women into apprenticeable and nontraditional occupations (A/NTO).

Through this competition, DOL is interested in establishing a national network of TA Resource Centers, to assist in the recruitment and retention of women in A/NTO.

These grants will be awarded competitively to CBOs to set up and administer a Regional/Multi-State TA Resource Center that will focus on conducting innovative projects to improve the recruitment, selection, training, employment, and retention of women, women of color and women with disabilities in A/NTO.

Related Programs

Registered Apprenticeship and Other Training

Department of Labor

Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Employment and Training Administration

Estimated Funding: $1,988,000

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Only CBOs are eligible to apply for these TA grants.

A consortium of CBOs may also apply for a grant, provided they include a copy of the consortium agreement and identify the entity that will administer the grant.

A CBO is a private nonprofit organization (i.e., incorporated under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) § § 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4)) (except for § 501(c)(4) organizations that engage in lobbying as described in section VI.B.

of this FOA), or is actively pursuing IRS nonprofit tax exempt status which may be faith-based, that is representative of a community or a significant segment of a community, and which may provide job training services and has demonstrated experience administrating programs that train women for A/NTO.

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