US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration: Workforce Opportunities for Rural Communities A Grant Initiative for the Appalachian and Delta Regions (FOA-ETA-22-13)

This announcement solicits applications for the WORC Initiative for grants serving the Appalachian and Delta regions.

The purpose of this program is to create economic mobility, address historic inequities for marginalized communities of color and other underserved and underrepresented communities and produce high-quality employment for workers in impacted ARC and DRA regions, enabling them to remain and thrive in these communities. The WORC Initiative is designed to address persistent economic distress by aligning community-led economic and workforce development strategies and activities to ensure long-term economic resilience and enable dislocated and other workers in the regions to succeed in current and future job opportunities.

Awards are between $150,000 and $1,500,000.

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