Thursday, March 03, 2011 4:00 PM ~ 4:30 PM ET

This recording serves as a Prospective Applicant Conference for the Solicitation for Grant Application for Career Pathways Innovation Fund (SGA/DFA PY-10-06). Grantees are encouraged to have a copy of the Solicitation available when viewing the recording. 


On February 28, 2011, the Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced in the Federal Register the availability of approximately $122 million in grant funds for Career Pathways Innovation Fund grants, including $65 million for healthcare-focused projects. These grants will be awarded through a competitive process to local workforce investment boards (LWIBs), individual community and technical colleges, community college districts, state community college systems, and to two-year colleges that have been designated as Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Grants under this SGA will continue DOL’s support for community colleges, with a particular focus on career pathway programs implemented by community colleges in partnership with other organizations in the community. This program replaces the Community-Based Job Training Grants.

The full Solicitation can be accessed through the following web links:

The closing date for receipt of applications under this announcement is March 31, 2011.

Full publication title: Prospective Applicant Webcast: Career Pathways Innovation Fund Solicitation for Grant Application (SGA/DFA PY 10-06).


Steve Rietzke, Workforce Analyst, Office of Workforce Investment

Megan Baird, Workforce Analyst, Office of Workforce Investment

Linda Forman, Grants Management Specialist, Employment and Training Administration