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Description of Modification
This amendment to the SGA clarifies items related to: (1) Eligible applicants (Section III.A); (2)Statewide and local entities that are eligible applicants (Section III.A.2); (3)participants eligible to receive training (Section III.E.1); (4) correction to formatting of ‘‘Other Eligibility Requirements’’ section; (5) Attachment 1 for the list of auto-impacted communities; and (6) supplementary information in Section B ‘‘Green Industries and occupations.’’
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Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Jun 24, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Sep 04, 2009
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Sep 04, 2009
Oct 04, 2009
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Employment, Labor and Training
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Competitive Grants for Worker Training and Placement in High Growth and Emerging Industry Sectors
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on 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.
Employment and Training Administration
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 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.
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