For Technical Assistance Contact:
Patricia Jordan, Division of Workforce Grant and Program Management
James Manning, Division of Workforce Grant and Program Management
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:
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."