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GRANT OPPORTUNITY
Issue Date: August 14, 2014

For Technical Assistance Contact:

Patricia Jordan, Division of Workforce Grant and Program Management

609-984-3534

Patricia.Jordan@dol.state.nj.us

 

James Manning, Division of Workforce Grant and Program Management

609-633-6438

James.Manning@dol.state.nj.us

 

 

Youth Transitions to Work Program (YTTW)

 

Fiscal Year 2015

 

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) is proud to announce a Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO) for the Youth Transitions to Work Program (YTTW) for Fiscal Year 2015.

 

Grant funds will be awarded to successful applicants responding to this competitive Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO).  The purpose of the YTTW program is to provide greater opportunities and incentives for high school juniors and seniors and to facilitate effective transitions by high school seniors to high-skill, high-wage employment in labor demand, apprenticeable occupations.

 

The mission of the YTTW program is to recruit, screen and facilitate effective transitions of high school juniors and seniors to high-skill, high-wage employment in labor demand occupations, with long-term career potential and opportunities for occupationally relevant lifelong learning, thereby motivating youth to greater success in secondary and post-secondary education. 

 

This competitive grant opportunity is open to the following lead agencies:

  • Any employer;
  • Any labor organization which represents workers in the occupation for which the apprentices will be trained;
  • Public high schools within New Jersey;
  • Public vocational schools within New Jersey;
  • Two- and four-year institutions of higher education;
  • Public or private non-profit agencies;
  • Business or trade organizations representing a particular trade, group of trades, contractors or employers;
  • Community-based organizations; and
  • Faith-based organizations.

  

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 http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor 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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