Notice of Availability of Funds and Solicitation for Grant Applications for H–1B Ready to Work Partnership Grants

Notice of Availability of Funds and Solicitation for Grant Applications for H–1B Ready to Work Partnership Grants

"The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (the Department), announces the availability of approximately $150 million in funds for the H–1B Ready to Work Partnership (Ready to Work) grant program. The
Department expects to fund approximately 20–30 grants with individual grant amounts ranging from $3 million to $10 million. This grant program is designed to provide long-term unemployed workers with individualized counseling, training and
supportive and specialized services leading to rapid employment in skilled occupations and industries for which employers use H–1B visas to hire foreign workers." - Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 38 / Wednesday, February 26, 2014.