Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants Program

The U. S. Department of Labor (the Department) announces the availability of up to $500 million in grant funds to be awarded under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants program.

The TAACCCT grants program provides eligible institutions of higher

credit:


education, as defined in section 102 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C.

1002), with funds to expand and improve their ability to deliver education and career training programs that can be completed in two years or less, and are suited for workers who are eligible for training under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for Workers Program ("TAA-eligible workers") of the Trade Act of 1974 (as amended) 19 U.S.C.

2271-2323, as well as other adults.

Eligible institutions may be located in the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico or the U. S. territories; however, the competitiveness of institutions in the U. S. territories under this SGA may be impacted by their limited opportunity to serve TAA-eligible workers.

The Department intends to fund multi-year grants to eligible institutions for either developing new education and career training program strategies or for replicating existing evidence-based design, development, and/or delivery strategies for such programs.
Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Employment and Training Administration

Estimated Funding: $500,000,000


Who's Eligible



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
DOLETA Find Grants

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Only “eligible institutions” may be awarded TAACCCT grants.

Eligible institutions are institutions of higher education as defined in Section 102 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C.

1002) which offer programs that can be completed in not more than two years.

They include public, proprietary, or other nonprofit educational institutions.

Generally, such institutions of higher education include 2-year and 4-year colleges and universities, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-serving Institutions, and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving Institutions.

Educational institutions in the U. S. territories are eligible if they offer programs that can be completed in not more than two years and are accredited by an agency or association recognized by the U. S. Department of Education.

See Section III.A of the full announcement for more detail on eligibility requirements.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.doleta.gov/grants/find_grants.cfm

Contact:
Melissa AbdullahGrants Management SpecialistPhone 202-693-3346

Agency Email Description:
Email Grant Specialist

Agency Email:
Abdullah.Melissa@dol.gov

Date Posted:
2012-02-24

Application Due Date:
2012-05-24

Archive Date:
2012-06-23



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