Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance Grant Program

The WANTO program is intended to provide technical assistance (TA) to employers and labor unions to encourage employment of women in apprenticeable occupations and nontraditional occupations (A/NTO), specifically by:
1) Developing (establishing, expanding, and/or enhancing) pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship,

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or other nontraditional skills training programs designed to prepare women for careers in A/NTO; 2) Providing ongoing orientations or other resources for employers, unions, and workers on creating a successful environment for women in A/NTO; and/or 3) Setting up support groups, facilitating networks, and/or providing supportive services for women in A/NTO to improve their retention.

Applicants may propose to provide technical assistance to support women’s participation and success in the full range of industries in which women are historically underrepresented or where women are disproportionately concentrated in the lower-wage occupations.

Such industries include but are not limited to advanced manufacturing, construction, energy, health care, information technology, finance, and transportation.

To be eligible for funds under this grant program, an applicant must be a community-based organization (CBO), as defined in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).

Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Womens Bureau

Estimated Funding: $3,400,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Click on the following link to see the full text of the announcement for this funding opportunity.

Additional Information of Eligibility:
To be eligible for funds under this grant program, an applicant must be a community-based organization (CBO), as defined in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://solicitation.nasaprs.com/ROSES2022

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
Purvis.Marc@dol.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2022-05-11

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2022-07-20




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