California Opportunity Youth Apprenticeship (COYA) Grant

California Opportunity Youth Apprenticeship (COYA) Grant

Administering Agency: CA Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Apprenticeship Standards

Posted Date: Feb 5, 2024

Closing Date for Applications: Notice of intent due Mar 1, 2024; Proposals due Mar 15, 2024

Funding Range: Total funds available:  $25,000,000

Geographic Scope: California

Description: The California Opportunity Youth Apprenticeship (COYA) Grant is a new funding source to develop and test innovative practices to increase the participation of opportunity youth in pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs, and to demonstrate the impact of apprenticeship on employment and earnings outcomes for opportunity youth. It provides funding for existing apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs or to develop new apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs