Ladders of Opportunity On-the-Job-Training Services Program

Priority will be given to projects that focus on one or more of the following activities:

  • Targeting areas with high rates of unemployment
  • Encouraging increased participants of minority groups, disadvantaged individuals and women
  • Providing career pathways that support the movement of targeted populations from initial or short-term employment opportunities to sustainable careers
  • Leveraging the use of other resources to support the proposed project
  • Addressing gaps in areas with current or projected workforce shortages in fields related to highway construction
  • Pre-employment training/preparation tracking
  • Recruitment and hiring

Eligible Applicants: State Department of Transportations (other state agencies or local governments may apply through their State Department of Transportation as sub-recipients)

Match: No match is required. However, greater weight will be given to applications with higher non-Federal match.

Award Floor: none

Award Ceiling: $500,000

Deadline: December 23, 2015

Contact: Martha Kenley, 202 366 8110, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information or assistance in applying for funding opportunities, contact KLJ at 701 355 8400.