WORKFORCE ACCELERATOR FUND 11

Portal ID:
13871
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

The purpose of Accelerator 11 is to scale and replicate previous successful projects supported by the CWDB and potentially connect them to existing High Road Training Partnerships.

Description:

The California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) and the Employment Development Department are pleased to announce the availability of up to $3 million in Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act funds to replicate and scale previous successful projects that accelerate employment and re-employment strategies for California job seekers through the Workforce Accelerator Fund 11 grant program.

The Workforce Accelerator Fund is supported by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) in coordination with the California Employment Development Department (EDD) with Department of Labor funding totaling $3,000,000. All awards are subject to the availability of appropriated funds and to any modifications or additional requirements that may be imposed by law.

Accelerator 11 seeks to fund previous successful CWDB-funded projects that incorporate High Road principles to improve job quality, create upward mobility, and bridge workforce programs to quality jobs for workers from disadvantaged or low-income communities in a continuing effort to build a better California for All.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

·       Local workforce development boards

·       Labor organizations

·       Labor-management partnerships

·       Public universities, K-12 education entities, and adult schools

·       Community colleges

·       County social services agencies

·       Worker centers/worker’s rights organizations

·       Community-based organizations

·       Business related non-profit organizations

·       Workforce intermediaries

Matching Funding Requirement:

A 1:1 leveraged/match of cash funds or in-kind support is required for Innovation Impact projects. Example: If an applicant requests $150,000 in funds, they must match with at least $150,000, totaling $300,000 for the project.

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
December 2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
3/01/2023- 9/30/2024

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$3,000,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
100%
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • Federal

Funding Source Notes:

The Workforce Accelerator Fund is supported by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) in coordination with the California Employment Development Department (EDD) with Department of Labor funding totaling $3,000,000. All awards are subject to the availability of appropriated funds and to any modifications or additional requirements that may be imposed by law.

Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

Awardees/Sub-recipients of WIOA funds will incur expenditures against the sub-grant/award, and those costs will need to be reimbursed through a Cash Draw in CalJOBS. Upon award, Awardees/Sub-recipients will be asked to complete a cash request in the CalJOBS Cash Draw module to receive funds.

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
1-916-657-1440, WAF@cwdb.ca.gov