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.
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.