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Notice of Funding Opportunity: FY 2023 AmeriCorps Seniors Workforce Development Senior Demonstration Program

Administering Agency: AmeriCorps Seniors

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. ET.

Funding Range: $5,000,000 across all applications

Geographic Scope: National

Description: This program will support projects focused on supporting older adults as they seek to secure employment in professional, skilled labor, or para-professional careers. Applicants must demonstrate how they will engage adults ages 55 and older, using service opportunities, certification, training, and mentoring as the avenue that will lead to employment in skilled, professional, and/or para-professional career employment.

Posted January 19, 2023 to TWC Resource Center. Please refer to the link below for the most up to date information from the funder.

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: Appalachian Regional Initiative for Stronger Economies (ARISE)

Administering Agency: Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)

Closing Date for Applications: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis

Funding Range: $73.5M available total

Geographic Scope: Regional

Description: ARISE is an ARC initiative that aims to drive large-scale, regional economic transformation through multistate, collaborative projects across Appalachia.

With the additional funding provided by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, also known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021, ARC launched ARISE to strengthen Appalachian business and industry, and to grow and support the development of new opportunities across multiple states.

Posted January 20, 2023 to TWC Resource Center. Please refer to the link below for the most up to date information from the funder.

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: 2023 Delta Workforce Grant Program

Administering Agency: Delta Regional Authority

Closing Date for Applications: March 14, 2023

Funding Range: Total funds available:  $6,000,000 — Grant award maximum:  $450,000 — Grant award minimum:  $50,000

Geographic Scope: Regional

Description: DWP supports projects and initiatives that create a more vibrant economic future for the Delta region by expanding job training and re-employment opportunities, aligning workforce and economic development strategies, creating sustainable talent pipelines, establishing or enhancing locally/regionally significant public-private partnerships, and supporting enhanced workforce productivity through investments in innovative programming or services.

Posted January 20, 2023 to TWC Resource Center. Please refer to the link below for the most up to date information from the funder.

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: YouthBuild

Administering Agency: US Department of Labor

Closing Date for Applications: February 7, 2023

Funding Range: $700,000 – $1,500,000

Geographic Scope: National

Description: The purpose of this program is to fund organizations to provide a pre-apprenticeship program model that encompasses education, occupational skills training, leadership development, and high-quality post-program placement opportunities to opportunity youth. YouthBuild is a community-based alternative education program for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who left high school prior to graduation who also have other risk factors, including being a justice-involved youth, youth aging out of foster care, youth with disabilities, migrant farmworker youth, youth experiencing housing instability, and other disadvantaged youth populations. The YouthBuild program simultaneously addresses multiple core issues important to youth in low-income communities: affordable housing, leadership development, education, employment opportunities for good jobs in in-demand industries and apprenticeship pathways.

Posted January 19, 2023 to TWC Resource Center. Please refer to the link below for the most up to date information from the funder.

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: DOL Building Pathways to Infrastructure Jobs Grant Program (Forecasted Opportunity)

Administering Agency: US Department of Labor

This is forecasted opportunity. The estimated Estimated Post Date is Feb. 22, 2023

Closing Date for Applications: April 23, 2023, 11:59 pm Eastern Time

Funding Range: Estimated Total Program Funding: $80,000,000 — Award Ceiling: $5,000,000 — Award Floor: $500,000

Geographic Scope: National

Description: The purpose of the DOL Building Pathways to Infrastructure Jobs Grant Program is to fund public-private partnerships to develop, strengthen, and scale promising and evidence-based training models in H-1B industries and occupations critical to meeting the goals of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and to maximize the impact of these investments.

Posted January 20, 2023 to TWC Resource Center. Please refer to the link below for the most up to date information from the funder.

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: Growth Opportunities (Reentry Youth)

Administering Agency: US Department of Labor

Closing Date for Applications: March 10, 2023, 11:59 pm Eastern Time

Funding Range: Award Ceiling: $4,000,000

Geographic Scope: National

Description: Supports work placement into paid work experiences, as well as provides occupational education in in-demand industries, leadership development, a mentorship component, and post-program placement into employment and/or education.

Focus: Justice-involved youth and young adults ages 16-24; communities in areas of concentrated crime and poverty as well as communities that have recently experienced significant unrest.

Posted January 20, 2023 to TWC Resource Center. Please refer to the link below for the most up to date information from the funder.

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: Low or No Emission and Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Programs FY2023

Administering Agency: Federal Transit Administration

Closing Date for Applications: 

Geographic Scope: National

Total Program Funding: $1,221,350,117

Posted January 31, 2023 to TWC Resource Center. Please refer to the link below for the most up to date information from the funder.

The purpose of the Low-No Program is to support the transition of the nation’s transit fleet to the lowest polluting and most energy efficient transit vehicles. The Low-No Program provides funding to state and local governmental authorities for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses, including acquisition, construction, and leasing of required supporting facilities.

The purpose of the Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Program is to assist in the financing of buses and bus facilities capital projects, including replacing, rehabilitating, purchasing or leasing buses or related equipment, and rehabilitating, purchasing, constructing or leasing bus-related facilities.

Additionally, recipients are permitted to use up to 0.5 percent of their requested grant award for workforce development activities eligible under federal public transportation law (49 U.S.C. 5314(b)) and an additional 0.5 percent for costs associated with training at the National Transit Institute. For applicants proposing projects related to zero-emission vehicles for either program, 5 percent of the requested federal award must be used for workforce development activities.