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Displaced Oil and Gas Worker Fund (DOGWF) Grant for Program Year 2023-24 (PY 23-24)

Employment Development Department

Status:

Active

October 3, 2023

Posted:

Deadline: 

November 13, 2023

Funding

36500000

Program:

Dependant on number of submissions received, application process, etc.

Award Floor:

Ceiling:

Match Required?

Eligibility

California

States:

Entity Types:

Small Businesses, For profit organizations other than small businesses, Nonprofit, City or township governments, County governments, Independent School Districts, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

Eligible applicants for the DOGWF SFP include public and private non-profit organizations, local workforce development Areas, education and training providers, community-based organizations (CBOs) and faith-based organizations, and labor organizations.

Contact

Email:

Phone:

1-916-891-9189

Source Type:

State

The DOGWF PY 23-24 program grant will address the needs of displaced workers in the oil and gas sector. This initiative aims to support these workers in transitioning into sectors that match their skills and expertise and offer comparable wages. DOGWF awardees will act as lead organizations if proposals include a consortia or multiple partnerships.; The Employment Development Department (EDD), in coordination with the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA), announces the availability A total of $36.5 million in General Fund dollars are available through this Solicitation for Proposals (SFP). The EDD anticipates funding approximately three to five awards, with individual grant amounts ranging from a minimum of $2 million to a maximum of $12 million from the State of California General Fund for the DOGWF grant opportunity for PY 23-24. The DOGWF PY 23-24 program grant will address the needs of displaced workers in the oil and gas sector. This initiative aims to support these workers in transitioning into sectors that match their skills and expertise and offer comparable wages The mission extends beyond singular sectors, with a commitment to securing stable, well-compensated, and gratifying roles for these workers across diverse industries. Eligible applicants for the DOGWF SFP include public and private non-profit organizations, local workforce development Areas, education and training providers, community-based organizations (CBOs) and faith-based organizations, and labor organizations. Individuals may not apply. Proposals must be received by 3 p.m. PT on Monday, November 13, 2023. An informational webinar will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at 10 a.m. PT.  Pre-registration is required for all attendees. Please register through the following link by the close of business on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 by 10 a.m. PT: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OJL_ccXnQ-uE5nFxFtjc0Q The EDD encourages applicants to submit a Notice of Intent to apply by October 25, at noon to WSBSFP2@edd.ca.gov. To view this SFP, visit the EDD Workforce Development Solicitations for Proposals webpage

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