Announced on Nov. 17 by the Department of Labor, the TechHire Partnership Grants funding opportunity offers significant new money and approaches to education and training partnerships to train more adults for the IT industry, with an emphasis on young adults between the ages of 17 and 29 and those with barriers to employment. Office of Career and Technical Education (OCTAE) stakeholders working with these populations are encouraged to learn more. Sign up to stay current with technical assistance and announcements on this opportunity.
Applications are due March 11, 2016.
See a fact sheet from the White House on the larger TechHire initiative.