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In the meantime, take a look at this week's newly opened federal grants as well as three we've highlighted below.
Department of Labor
Grant Title: Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance Grant Program
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=316802
Details: This program provides technical assistance to employers and labor unions to encourage employment of women in apprenticeable occupations and nontraditional occupations (A/NTO) by developing pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, or other nontraditional skills training programs designed to prepare women for careers in A/NTO; providing ongoing orientations or other resources for employers, unions, and workers on creating a successful environment for women in A/NTO; and/or setting up support groups, facilitating networks, and/or providing supportive services for women in A/NTO to improve their retention.
Department of Labor
Grant Title: YouthBuild
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=316733
Details: This program awards grants to organizations that provide pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training, and employment services to at-risk youth, ages 16 to 24, while performing meaningful work and service to their communities. In addition to construction skills training, YouthBuild applicants may include occupational skills training in other in-demand industries.
Department of Justice
Grant Title: Transforming America's Response to Elder Abuse: Enhanced Multidisciplinary Teams for Older Victims of Abuse and Financial Exploitation
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=316823
Details: This program will fund up to 15 new multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) and/or enhance existing MDTs, from rural, tribal, local or state levels, as well as those operating within a Family Justice Center model. The inclusion of forensic accounting services and gero-psychiatrists on the E-MDTs to consult and collaboratively address the needs of victims of suspected elder abuse/financial exploitation, along with other unique enhancements is encouraged. In addition, the program will separately fund the development of a National MDT Training and Technical Assistance Institute for MDTs to ensure effective collaborative responses to elder abuse/financial exploitation that can result in improved case outcomes while minimizing the additional trauma and restoring safety and security to older adults.