Original Opportunity Notice: FOA-WB-19-01
The Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) grant helps to expand pathways for women to enter and lead in all industries.
In 2019, the WANTO grant program awarded $1,492,515 to three community-based organizations to increase women's employment in apprenticeship programs and nontraditional occupations.
Organizations receiving funds will provide one or more of the following types of technical assistance:
- Developing pre-apprenticeship or nontraditional skills training programs to prepare women for those careers;
- Providing ongoing orientations for employers, unions, and workers on creating a successful environment for women to succeed in those careers; and
- Setting up support groups, facilitating networks, and/or providing support services for women to improve their retention.
|Awardee||Location||Service Area||Award Amount||Details|
|Chicago Women in Trades View Abstract (PDF)||Chicago, IL||IL, IN, MO, OH, PA||$494,460.00|
|Hampton Roads Workforce Council View Abstract (PDF)||Hampton Roads, VA||VA||$500,000.00|
|Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership View Abstract (PDF)||N/A||CA, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, OH, PA, WA, WI||$498,055.00|