Iowa Workforce Development announced applications are now open for the Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Program Expansion grant, a funding opportunity that will support the expansion of Quality Pre-Apprenticeship programs. A Quality Pre-Apprenticeship is a program or set of strategies designed to prepare individuals to enter and succeed in a Registered Apprenticeship program. Applications must be submitted by April 9.
The maximum award amount is $20,400. Funds may be used for supportive services, staff time associated with the programs and the creation of a curriculum for the Quality Pre-Apprenticeship program. Priority will be given to programs that focus on participants in areas such as health care, agriculture, industries affected by COVID-19 and underrepresented populations.
Read more about the funding opportunity.