The purpose of this grant is to fund an organization that has the knowledge and expertise to expand or develop apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship which incorporates data-proven strategies to recruit, train, and employ firefighters and paramedics. The grantee will be responsible for facilitating the development, implementation, and expansion of up to five apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs that will serve 270 to 500 participants.
The Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Program PY 22-23 grant aims to fund an organization that possesses the knowledge, expertise, and authority to expand or develop up to five apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship training programs which incorporates data-proven strategies to recruit, train, and employ firefighters and paramedics. The successful project will serve 270 to 500 participants, coordinate with the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Intermediary awardee to establish a talent pipeline for more advanced healthcare careers, and recruit graduates of the forthcoming EMS Corps program. Proposals must be received by 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2023. An informational webinar will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 10 a.m. Pre-registration is required. For registration information, follow the preregistration hyperlink on the Employment Development Department's (EDD’s) Workforce Development Solicitations for Proposals (SFP) landing page under the Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Program PY 22-23 SFP by June 19, 2023. The EDD encourages applicants to submit a Notice of Intent to apply by June 30, 2023, at noon to WSBSFP1@edd.ca.gov. To view this SFP, visit the EDD Workforce Development Solicitations for Proposals.
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Proposals will be accepted from non-profit organizations, foundations, and philanthropies; education and training providers; institutions of higher education or a consortium of institutions of higher education; community-based organizations (CBOs); business-related non-profit and for-profit organizations, labor organizations and workforce intermediaries. Individuals are not eligible to apply. The applicant must be based in the U.S.
Applicants to the Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Program PY 22-23 must be organizations that possess the capacity, relationships, and expertise to expand or develop up to five apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship training programs across the State of California.
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