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Request for Applications for STEM Workforce Challenge Grant
Please find attached a Request for Applications (RFA) for Round VII of the STEM Workforce Challenge Grant by the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT). This grant seeks to build new employer-training provider partnerships and equip workers with the STEM skills they need and employers demand. Applications are due October 29th. The RFA has changed slightly from previous rounds. Information about previously funded applicants can be found here: http://osit.nv.gov/Grants/FundingOpportunities/
Purpose: To spark the creation of lasting partnerships between industry and workforce training providers resulting in sustainable training programs that provide in-demand, industry-recognized STEM skills to training recipients and lead to full-time jobs in STEM industries.
Proposals Due: October 29th, 2018
Funding Available: $300,000
September 18 at 3:30 p.m.
Dial in Number: 775-687-0999 or 702-486-5260
Eligibility: Eligible applicants for a STEM Workforce Challenge Grant are Nevada’s Community Colleges or State College, private career colleges located in Nevada that provide technical training, Chambers of Commerce, organizations that specialize in workforce training, Regional Development Authorities, STEM-related businesses, employee associations, and city and county governments.