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FY23 Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance Grant Program

Open Date:

4/14/2023

Close Date:

5/30/2023

Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Non-profits

Program Purpose:

  • Education and Workforce Development

Reserved for Energy
Communities?

No

Bureau/Office

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Labor

Overview

This program aims to provide technical assistance (TA) to employers (which may include public sector entities) and labor unions in the United States and its territories to encourage employment of women in both apprenticeable occupations and nontraditional occupations (A/NTO), specifically in the following ways:

  • Developing (establishing, expanding, and/or enhancing) pre-apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship, Registered Apprenticeship (as defined in Appendix B “Acronyms and Definitions”), or other nontraditional skills training programs designed to prepare women for careers in A/NTO;
  • Providing ongoing orientations or other resources for employers, unions, and workers on creating a successful environment for women in A/NTO; and/or
  • Setting up support groups, facilitating networks, and/or providing supportive services (as defined in section IV.E.3) for women in A/NTO to improve their retention.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - no match
Total Amount Available:
$5,000,000
Limit per Applicant:
Estimated Awards:
14

Applicant Guidance

Applicants must register with the System for Award Management (SAM) before submitting an application. Find instructions for registering with SAM at https://www.sam.gov.

 

Applicants must also complete the SF-424, “Application for Federal Assistance” and “Budget Information Form” (available at https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/forms/sf-424-family.html#sortby=1).

Contact Information

Marc Purvis

Email: Purvis.Marc@dol.gov

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