The U. S. Department of Labors (DOL, or the Department) Womens Bureau (WB) and Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Office of Apprenticeship (OA), announce the availability of approximately $ 1. 8 million in grant funds authorized by the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations
(WANTO) Act of 1992, Pub.
102-530, 29 U.S.C.
2501 et seq.
Awards made under this announcement are subject to the availability of Federal funds.
The Department plans to disburse Program Year (PY) 2013 and PY 14 WANTO grant funds to up to four (4) community-based organization (CBO) grantees within the range of $400,000 to $650,000 for a 2-year grant period to develop and operate innovative TA projects to improve outreach, recruitment, hiring, training, employment, and retention of women, women of color and women with disabilities in apprenticeships and nontraditional occupations, as defined in Section VIII.A., of this solicitation.