EPA Workforce Development and Job Training Grants

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
09/22/2020
Organization: 
EPA
Description: 

This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible entities, including nonprofit organizations, to deliver Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training programs that recruit, train, and place local, unemployed and under-employed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time employment in the environmental field. While Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants require training in brownfield assessment and/or cleanup activities, these grants also require that Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training be provided to all individuals being trained. EPA encourages applicants to develop their curricula based on local labor market assessments and employers’ hiring needs, while also delivering comprehensive training that results in graduates securing multiple certifications.

Category: 
Job program, training and development
Funding Amount: 
up to $200,000
Matching Funds: 
no

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Nonprofits, state and local governments, tribes (excluding Alaska), Alaska Native Regional Corporations, Alaska Native Village Corporations, and the Metlakatla Indian Community