Career Skills Training - American Cities Climate Challenge

Career Skills Training

Federal Agency

Sub-Department

Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)

Purpose

To pay the Federal share of associated career skills training programs under which students concurrently receive classroom instruction and on-the-job training for the purposes of obtaining an industry-related certification to install energy efficient building technologies.

Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements

Grants will be awarded to non-profit partnerships, which may include industry, workforce investment boards, community-based organizations, qualified service and conservation corps, educational institutions, small businesses, cooperatives, State and local veterans’ agencies, and veterans service organizations.

Decarbonization Considerations

Skills and knowledge gaps prevent clean energy solutions from being deployed. By addressing these gaps with specialized training, applicants can accelerate deployment of energy efficiency building and retrofit programs.

Equity Considerations

Education and career training programs can help underserved communities and give people access to high-road jobs in the clean energy economy. Working with local and regional partner institutions and organizations can help ensure programs support underserved populations seeking employment.

Helpful Tips

N/A

Other Notes

N/A

Deadline (Announced or Anticipated)

Expected 1st quarter 2023

Funding Available

$10,000,000

Max Award Amount

N/A

Expected Allocations

TBA

Average Award (Estimated)

TBA

Matching Funds

50% match required

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