Fast Facts on the Open Solicitation
- 142 Community-Based Job Training Grants totaling $250 million were awarded in 2005 and 2006. For more information on
these grants, click here.
- $125 million was appropriated in FY 2007 for Community-Based Job Training Grants.
- ETA will conduct one competitive Solicitation for Grant Applications for Community-Based Job Training Grants in 2007.
- Individual public community and technical colleges, community college districts, state community college systems, and
One-Stop Career Centers are eligible to apply.
- For educationally underserved areas with no access to community colleges, there is an exception that allows
publicly-funded Institutions of Higher Education
and Alternate Education Entities
to apply. See the solicitation for details.
- Applicants must propose a combination of capacity building and training activities targeted at high-growth industries
in the local economy. Proposed capacity building strategies are expected to address significant barriers that impede the
ability of the community college, or other entities as specified in the exception detailed in Section III(C)(5) of the
Solicitation, to meet local industry demand for workforce training. Training activities must lead to college credit or an
- Applicants must demonstrate that projects will be developed and implemented in the context of a strategic partnership
that includes business and industry, the workforce investment system, and the continuum of education, including the K-12
education system, adult education, and four-year colleges and universities.
Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA/DFA PY 07-01) in the August 8, 2007 Federal Register
Amendment to Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA/DFA PY 07-01) in the September 25 Federal Register
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