Grant Money for Community Colleges

Posted by Jerry Doll on Tue, Jan, 25, 2011 @ 09:01 AM

Applications Due April 21, 2011 for Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program

ClassroomThe federal government on Thursday (01/20/11) announced that community colleges and their partners can apply for grants through a $2 billion training program geared toward dislocated workers due to jobs having been moved abroad.

The U.S. Department of Labor, which is administering the program in coordination with the U.S. Department of Education, will award about $500 million annually over four years. Individual community colleges can apply for grants ranging from $2.5 million to $5 million. Consortia that include community colleges can apply for grants up to $20 million.

By statute every state and the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will receive at least $2.5 million each year in grant awards.

For complete details check out Federal Grants Wire.

You're also encouraged to review the complete grant announcement.

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