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Issue Date: January 31, 2017


For Technical Assistance Contact: Patricia Jordan, Special Programs and Populations,

Youth and Apprenticeship Programs



Helmets to Hardhats

Fiscal Year 2017

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) is proud to announce a Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO) for the Helmets to Hardhats program for Fiscal Year 2017. Helmets to Hardhats (H2H) is a national program that was formed to help National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military members connect to quality career and training opportunities in the construction industry. This grant is dedicated to providing women and minorities with training to prepare them for employment and/or apprenticeships in the construction and building-related trades through the national H2H model. A list of approved occupations in the building and construction trades is found on page 2 of this Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO). This NGO is open to the following eligible applicants: 1. Public or private placement agencies; 2. Community-based organizations; 3. Labor organizations; 4. Employers/contractors; 5. Public or private non-profit agencies; and 6. Trade organizations which represent a particular trade, group of trades, contractors or employers. Take Notice that, in compliance with N.J.S.A. 52:14-34.4 et seq., the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (hereinafter "the Department" or "LWD") regularly publishes on its website at all notices of fund availability pertaining to federal or state grant funds, which may be awarded by the Department. The notices of fund availability may be found on the Department's website under the heading "Public Notices" and the subheading "Notice of Availability of Grant Program Funds."


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