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GRANT OPPORTUNITY
Issue Date:May 2, 2017

 

NGO Issue Date:  May 2, 2017

 

For Technical Assistance Contact:

 

Name: Patricia Jordan

 

Division: Workforce Development and Economic Opportunity

 

Telephone Number: 609-984-3534

 

Email Address: apprenticeshipunit@dol.nj.gov

 

Name of Grant Program: County Apprenticeship Coordinator (CAC)

 

Fiscal Year of Grant Program: FY18

 

Start Date and End Date of Grant Program: 7/1/2017 to 6/30/2018

 

Purpose for Which Funds will be Used:

County Apprenticeship Coordinator

 

Fiscal Year 2018

 

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) is proud to announce a Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO) for County Apprenticeship Coordinator for Fiscal Year 2018.

 

The purpose of this grant is to fund Apprenticeship Coordinators in 21 counties. The CACs will ensure that registered apprentices (may be youth, ages 16 and up, or adults) can access and complete the related classroom instruction part of registered apprenticeship; will promote registered apprenticeship training programs to job seekers; will expand registered apprentice sponsorship to employers in existing and new occupational areas; and will assist in the development of career ladders from high school to registered apprenticeship training and to related collegiate degree programs.

 

The total amount of funding available in Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018) is estimated to be $330,000. The program is state funded through the Workforce Development Program (WDP). Final awards are contingent upon State allocation of funds.

 

Awards are based upon the population of the county where the service is provided. Three levels of awards are identified in the chart below:

 

Population of the County

Maximum Amount of Grant

0-200,000

$10,000

200,001 - 500,000

$15,000

500,001 or above

$20,000

 

The maximum award for each applicant will be:

 

County CAC Grantee

Maximum Award

Atlantic County Vocational School

$15,000

Bergen County Vocational School

$20,000

Burlington County Vocational School

$15,000

Camden County College

$20,000

Cape May County Vocational School

$10,000

Cumberland County Vocational School

$10,000

Essex County Vocational School

$20,000

Gloucester County Vocational School

$15,000

Hudson County Vocational School

$20,000

Hunterdon County Vocational School

$10,000

Mercer County Vocational School

$15,000

Middlesex County Vocational School

$20,000

Monmouth County Vocational School

$20,000

Morris County Vocational School

$15,000

Ocean County Vocational School

$20,000

Passaic County Vocational School

$20,000

Salem County Vocational School

$10,000

Somerset County – Hunterdon County Vocational School

$15,000

Sussex County Vocational School

$10,000

Union County Vocational School

$20,000

Warren County Vocational School

$10,000

 

Please note:  Only the above organizations are eligible to apply for funding.  Applicants may form a partnership to apply for continuation funds. A partnership is comprised of two or more entities that enter into a written agreement specifying the partnership’s goals, responsibilities and activities. A lead agency must be identified and a separate application must be submitted for each county. 

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