U.S. Department of Labor Invites Applications for Green Capacity Building Grants.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Employment and Training Administration announced the availability of $500 million for projects that prepare workers for careers in the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries described in Section 171(e)(1)(B) of the Workforce Investment Act. The grants are designed to teach workers the skills required in emerging energy efficiency and renewable energy industries. Eligible applicants are limited to organizations that are current DOL grantees. The Department expects to award between 50 and 100 grants, ranging from $50,000 to $100,000. To view press release, visit: http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/eta/eta20090725.htm. For more information and to obtain an application, visit: http://www.doleta.gov/grants/pdf/SGA-DFA-PY-08-21.pdf. Deadline: August 5, 2009
U.S. Department of Labor Invites Applications for Pathways Out of Poverty Grants.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration announced the availability of approximately $150 million for projects that provide training and placement services to provide pathways out of poverty and into employment within industries described in the Supplementary Information, Part B of this Solicitation for Grant Application.
National nonprofit and local entities are eligible to apply. Grants will range from approximately $3 to $8 million for national grantees and $2 to $4 million for local grantees. For more information and application instructions, visit: To obtain additional information, visit:http://www.doleta.gov/grants/pdf/SGA-DFA-PY-08-19.pdf. Deadline: September 29.
U.S. Department of Labor Invites Applications for Energy Training Partnership Grants. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration announced the availability of approximately $100 million for 20-30 projects that provide training and placement services in the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries for workers impacted by national energy and environmental policy, individuals in need of updated training related to the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries, and unemployed workers. National, nonprofit labor management organizations and Statewide or local nonprofit entities are eligible to apply. To obtain additional information, visit:
http://www.doleta.gov/grants/pdf/SGA-DFA-PY-08-20.pdf. Deadline: October 20,
Youth Service America Invites Applications for 2010 Global Youth Service Day (GYSD). Youth Service America is accepting applications for its 2010 Global Youth Service Day (April 23-25, 2010). The grants are designed to assist organizations to be a “Lead Agency” in increasing participation in their programs while connecting with the larger youth service movement. Lead Agencies will receive a $2,000 GYSD planning grant sponsored by State Farm Companies Foundation, travel support to attend the Youth Service Institute in Washington, D.C., and direct assistance from Youth Service America to ensure a successful Global Youth Service Day. To obtain additional information and an application, visit:
http://www.gysd.org/partners/leadagencies. Deadline: July 17.
The Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation Accepting Applications from First-Time Applicants. The Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation aims to identify and disseminate innovative and effective programs for helping underprivileged youth reach their full potential. The foundation supports programs that provide youth (birth to 25 years of age) with new opportunities for health, personal growth, and success in the United States. Applications will be accepted from nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations based in the greater metropolitan areas of Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Madison, Milwaukee, New York City, Philadelphia (new this year), San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. To obtain additional information and application, visit: http://www.rmyf.org/. Deadline: July 31
National Law Firm Ober/Kaler Invites Applications for 2009 Community Grants Program. The law firm of Ober/Kaler is accepting applications for its 2009 Community Grants Program. The program awards a total of $35,000 in community grants to aid nonprofit organizations serving at-risk youth living in Baltimore City and Washington, D.C.
The law firm will be awarding two $10,000 grants and one $15,000 special grant to nonprofit organizations working to educate, clothe, shelter, and/or feed disadvantaged youth living in Baltimore City or Washington, D.C. To obtain additional information and an application, visit:http://www.ober.com/grants/. Deadline: August 3.