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US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration: Apprenticeship Building America (ABA) Grant Program

Focus Areas:

Apprenticeships, Job Training for Special Populations



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Non-profit organizations with and without 501c3 status are eligible to apply.


This FOA supports a coordinated, national investment strategy that aims to strengthen and modernize the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) system, centered on equity and promotes Registered Apprenticeship as a workforce development solution. Applicants have the opportunity to apply for funding across four grant categories: (1) State Apprenticeship System Building and Modernization; (2) Expansion of RAP Opportunities for Youth; (3) Ensuring Equitable RAP Pathways Through Pre-Apprenticeship Leading to RAP Enrollment and Equity Partnerships; and (4) Registered Apprenticeship Hubs.

Next Anticipated Deadline: April 2023

Katie Rosen