Career Pathways Initiative

TAA Community College and Career Training Grants Program SGA Released

Posted by Career Pathways Initiative - On January 24, 2011 (EST)

The U.S. Department of Labor has released the Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA) that provides up to $500 million in grant funds to be awarded under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grants program (TAACCCT). The TAACCCT provides community colleges and other eligible institutions of higher education with funds to expand and improve their ability to deliver education and career training programs that can be completed in two years or less, are suited for workers who are eligible for training under the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers program, and prepare program participants for employment in high-wage, high-skill occupations. The Department intends to fund grants ranging from $2.5 million to $5 million for individual applicants and from $2.5 million to $20 million for consortium applicants. The deadline for applications is April 21, 2011. For a copy of the SGA, click: here. A pre-recorded webinar will be on-line ( and accessible for viewing on January 24, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, and will be available for viewing anytime after that date. Review of this webinar is encouraged but not mandatory.

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