Recovery Act - Energy Training Partnership Grants

Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Recovery Act), DOL announces the availability of approximately $100 million in grant funds to 20-30 projects ranging from approximately $2 to $5 million each.

Projects will provide training and placement services in the energy efficiency

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and renewable energy industries for workers impacted by national energy and environmental policy, individuals in need of updated training related to the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries, and unemployed workers.

Proposed projects must be developed and implemented through strategic partnerships.

Energy Training Partnership funds are intended to provide training for workers that prepares them to enter the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries, as well as green occupations within other industries, as described in the Supplementary Information:
Part B of this SGA.

Individuals eligible for training include workers impacted by national energy and environmental policy, individuals in need of updated training related to the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries, and unemployed workers.

A portion of the funds under this SGA will be reserved (as described in Section II, Award Information) for projects serving communities impacted by automotive-related restructuring.

Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Employment and Training Administration

Estimated Funding: $100,000,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
SGA-DFA-PY-08-18

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Under this announcement, eligible applicants are private nonprofit organizations that must apply under one of two categories: 1) National labor-management organizations with local networks; or 2) Statewide or local nonprofit partnerships.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.doleta.gov/grants/find_grants.cfm

Contact:
Janice SheelorGrants Management SpecialistPhone 202-693-3538

Agency Email Description:
Janice Sheelor

Agency Email:
Sheelor.Janice@dol.gov

Date Posted:
2009-06-24

Application Due Date:
2009-09-04

Archive Date:
2009-10-04



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