State Apprenticeship Expansion Formula

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 21st, 2024
Close Date
April 4th, 2024
Total Funding
$100,000,000.00
Award Ceiling
$6,000,000.00
Award Floor
$0.00
Expected No. Awards
54
Opportunity No.
FOA-ETA-24-03

Agency

Employment and Training Administration (DOL-ETA)

Eligible Applicants

State Governments

Funding Category

Employment, Labor and Training

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Employment and Training Administration is offering a grant opportunity titled "State Apprenticeship Expansion Formula" under the category of Employment, Labor and Training. This grant aims to support the modernization and strengthening of the National Apprenticeship System. The funding will be provided in two parts: (1) Base Formula Funding, which will be awarded to all States that apply on an annual basis, subject to available funding and a responsive application; and (2) additional competitive funding for States with the capacity and readiness to adopt and expand in key innovation priority areas. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. State Governments are eligible to apply. The total program funding is estimated to be $100,000,000, with an award ceiling of $6,000,000. The expected number of awards is 54. Applications must be submitted electronically by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on April 4, 2024. For more information and specific eligibility details, please refer to the Funding Opportunity Announcement. Any questions regarding this opportunity can be emailed to SAEF2_FOA-ETA-24-03@dol.gov.

Description

This Funding Opportunity Announcement solicits applications for Round Two of the State Apprenticeship Expansion Formula (SAEF2) grant program. As part of the second installment of this continued five-year investment plan, the Department will award the next round of State Apprenticeship Expansion Formula grants for (1) Base Formula Funding to all States that apply (to be provided on an annual basis, subject to available funding and the submission of a responsive application), and in addition to the Base Formula Funding, (2) an opportunity to apply separately for additional competitive funding for States with the capacity and readiness to adopt and expand in key innovation priority areas. This approach ensures that funding supports the Administration’s goals to modernize and strengthen the National Apprenticeship System, while also providing opportunities for those States that have the capacity and can commit to adopting and expanding new opportunities for innovation, equity, expansion, and modernization in Registered Apprenticeship. Questions regarding this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) may be emailed to SAEF2_FOA-ETA-24-03@dol.gov. We encourage prospective applicants and interested parties to use the Grants.gov subscription option to register for future updates provided for this particular FOA.

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Type
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