GWB Releases Grant Solicitation for Real Skills for Youth partnerships

The Governor’s Workforce Board has released a Grant Solicitation for Real Skills for Youth partnerships on December 5, 2019.

The purpose of this Grant Solicitation is for qualified organizations to form strategic partnerships to develop and implement high-quality paid work-based learning experiences and work readiness programming for youth in Summer 2020 and/or academic year 2020-21. The Governor’s Workforce Board “Real Skills for Youth” program will continue to build off the long-standing Summer Youth Employment program to enhance and scale work-based learning opportunities for youth, and more tightly connect work-based learning to year-round work readiness programming, by supporting partnerships among schools, youth-serving organizations, industry, and others.

A pre-proposal conference will be scheduled for Wednesday, December 18, 2019 10:00am-11:30am at the Department of Labor and Training in Room 73-1 and applications are due on January 31, 2020 no later than 2:00 pm. Attendance is strongly recommended; please send no more than two representatives from your organization and RSVP to julissa.polanco@dlt.ri.gov.

Interested applicants can view the Grant Solicitation here.
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