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2022 RFA - OAIT/MBSYEP Pre-Apprenticeship Intermediary Initiative

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

This RFA has been extended to Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.

As part of the MBSYEP Pre-Apprenticeship Intermediary Initiative, DOES’ OAIT is seeking high quality, structured and innovative grant applications from organizations to develop and implement pre-apprenticeship initiatives within skilled trades that lead to registered apprenticeship opportunities for 100 minority youth (in-school and out-of-school) ages 18-24 and inclusive individuals (individuals possessing physical or mental condition(s) that limits movements, senses, or activities.  To demonstrate capacity to move SYEP participants into apprenticeship opportunities post-apprenticeship completion, applying organizations must demonstrate partnerships with registered apprenticeship programs approved by the D.C. Apprenticeship Council via letter of support(s), MOU(s), or other written means to denote partnership.