opportunities for government funding for your workplace
for funding opportunities through the U.S. Department of
Students may search for
federal or nonfederal scholarships and other sources of
financial aid to cover school expenses, including tuition
and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and
National Science Foundation provides grants
and contracts to scientific and engineering research and
programs to promote the progress of science; to advance the
national health, prosperity, and welfare; and to secure the
In Florida, employers
can find information on the Quick Response Training
Program (from WorkforceFlorida) which
provides grant funding to existing and expanding
businesses needing customized training that is not
available at the local level.
Basic Skills Training 101 - This article
offers employers ideas on what makes a successful workplace
literacy program. Examples include tying the curriculum to
workers’ skills and their work, encouraging employees to
transfer their new skills to their work, and tips on keeping
training costs low.
Recently, a National
Community College Working Group met to discuss federal
support with five federal agencies or offices that provide
funding to community colleges. Discussions focused on how to
integrate funding from multiple sources, how federal funding is
linked to strategic planning and institutional priorities at the
college, and suggestions on how to make the process more
The High Growth Job
Training Initiative Investment Center of the U.S.
Department of Labor's Employment & Training Administration
allows you to search for grants related to high growth
industries by grantee, industry, state or partner.
Job Training Investment Center of the U.S. Department
of Labor's Employment & Training Administration allows you
to search for grants by grantee, industry or state.
Community-Based Job Training Grants are new,
employer-focused competitive grants for training in
community and technical colleges.
E-Government initiative, awards loans and grants to
qualified small businesses.
This article shares
research findings on whether workplaces continue to fund
programs that were initiated with public funds.
One strategy is to offer
"seed" funding grants
to partnerships between businesses and literacy providers.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Senior Community Service
Employment Program competitively awards funds to pilot
programs designed to benefit older workers.
The Employment and Training Administration, U.S.
Department of Labor has introduced the availability of
almost $10 million in grant funds
through the President's High Growth Job Training
Initiative for regional approaches to workforce challenges
in the energy industry and construction and skilled trades
in the construction industry.
College Scholarships, Colleges,
and Online Degrees
provides an online directory of college and university
admissions offices, college scholarship and financial
aid offices, and links to online applications for
colleges and universities.
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Last updated: May 29, 2009.