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Grant Opportunities

2019 Grant Opportunities

Pre-Apprenticeship Information Technology Training Program

The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) Office of Apprenticeship Information and Training in conjunction with the DC Infrastructure Academy is seeking grant applications from organizations to develop and implement a comprehensive Information Technology (IT) pre-apprenticeship program that leads to direct entry into a registered apprenticeship placement opportunity that features work-based job training and credential attainment for District residents ages eighteen (18) years or older.  The objective of this program is to remove skills deficiencies and provide individuals the academic skills and industry knowledge that will increase the likelihood of successful completion of the IT program.

Pre- Apprenticeship Information Technology Training Program (RFA)

Click Here: Grants Management Portal 


FY19 General Notice of Funding Availability

The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) is issuing this Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) to announce its intent to solicit multiple grant applications for opportunities to support Workforce Development Innovation Initiatives.  The purpose of the grants is to support innovative workforce development solutions for residents of the District of Columbia (District) to increase their success rate of entering in and sustaining employment that forges a path to the middle class and further stimulates the District’s economy

FY19 General Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)