Category: Funding Opportunities
WorkRise 2023 Request for Proposals
WorkRise is pleased to announce its 2023 request for proposals (RFP) for research projects and pilots that build actionable insights for improving US labor market practices and policies. WorkRise anticipates that up to $3 million in awards will be made pursuant to this RFP.
WorkRise funds scholars and practitioners on the frontiers of understanding and improving economic mobility in the US labor force, particularly for Black workers and other historically disadvantaged segments of the labor force.
EDD – High Road Training Partnership – Resilient Workforce Program RFA
Workforce Services Information Notice
Issued: January 27, 2023
The California Workforce Development Board, in partnership with the Labor and Workforce Development Agency, is pleased to announce the High Road Training Partnerships (HRTP) Resilient Workforce Program (RWP).
The goal of this initiative is to increase access to existing high road jobs for underserved populations and create pathways for job growth for incumbents already employed with high road employers.
The RWP will fund training partnerships with high road employers to directly increase the number of skilled workers from underserved populations into high quality jobs. Additionally, the RWP seeks to advance a field of practice that addresses urgent issues of income inequality, economic competitiveness, and climate change through regional strategies designed to support economically and environmentally resilient communities across the state.
The California Alliance of Academics and Communities for Public Health Equity – Spring 2023 Funding Opportunity
Applications are open for the Alliance’s Community Action fund, a brand-new grant program that funds California community-based organizations to partner with public health faculty and students on projects around health equity. Click the buttons below to view the grant description and to apply.
Do you need help with an environmental assessment? A community survey? Support for your time spent building a joint grant proposal for the CDC? The possibilities are endless, and we look forward to seeing what you’ll do.
Student and Community Wellness in the San Francisco Bay Area, Stupski Foundation
COVID-19 Relief Microbusiness Grant, CA Office of the Small Business Advocate
The California Office of the Small Business Advocate has awarded funding to the Chabot – Las Positas Community College District for the Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant Program to provide grants to microbusinesses in the counties of Alameda, Amador, Contra Costa, and El Dorado.
This program will provide grants of $2,500 to microbusiness (businesses that have fewer than 5 employees and earn less than $50,000 per year) that were in operation in 2019, still in operation, and were impacted by the COVID-19 public health restrictions. See below for additional eligibility requirements. This program also provides grants to non-profit organizations that were operating in 2019 with at least $1,000 in revenue and less than $2.5 million revenue.
IMPORTANT DETAILS FOR ROUND 2
Round 2 accepting applications 1/18 – 3/12 for the following counties
There are no more grants available for Amador County; all Amador County grants were awarded in Round 1
Partnerships with Community-Based Organizations on Engagement Projects, City of San Jose
The City of San Jose is working to create a new partnership program with Non-Profit and Community Based Organizations to assist the City with project-based outreach and engagement efforts. The City is currently seeking local organizations to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) to be considered for this exciting partnership opportunity.
Based on the proposals received, the City intends to award Master Agreements to multiple CBOs. The selected consultants would then be on call to partner with staff from any department on future projects, as needs arise.
The RFP submittal period is now open and will close Friday, March 10, 2023 at 11:59PM.
English Language Learner Integrated Education and Training Fund
The English Language Learner (ELL) Integrated Education and Training (IET) Fund will award projects to design, develop, and implement projects that expand IET course offerings across the state and accelerate employment and re-employment strategies for ELL. The IET program model will be used to prepare ELLs for in-demand, high quality jobs with sustainable wages.
Application Deadline: March 6, 2023 at 3pm PT.
Women’s Recovery Response, CA Commission on the Status of Women and Girls
The California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls (CCSWG) is soliciting applications for the Women’s Recovery Response Grant to support the existing and emerging needs of women in California who have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the second round of grant funds administered by the Commission and is available on a rolling basis through fiscal year 2023-2024.
California Competes Tax Credit
The California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to locate in California or stay and grow in California. Businesses of any industry, size, or location compete for over $180 million available in tax credits by applying in one of the three application periods each year. Applicants will be analyzed based on twelve different factors of evaluation, including number of full-time jobs being created, amount of investment, and strategic importance to the state or region.