Navigating Registered Apprenticeship
Funding Sources

The State of California and the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) are committed to serving 500,000 earn-and-learn registered apprentices by 2029. There are many financial opportunities and resources available to those entities focused on workforce and Registered Apprenticeship both at the State and Federal level. We describe these levels of funding as:

Apprenticeship Specific Funding
Apprenticeship Adjacent Funding

Funding sources that are not specific to, but can be used for Registered Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship programs.

Apprenticeship Possible Funding

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June 2024

June 4, 2024 Funding Opportunity: Apply Now for Building Pathways to Infrastructure Jobs Grants through the US Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration
June 4, 2024 Funding Opportunity: Apply Now for Workforce Pathways for Youth Grants through the US Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration

April 2024

April 18, 2024 Apprenticeship Innovation Funding – Extended Application Deadline!
April 11, 2024 Funding Opportunity: Fostering Access, Rights, and Equity Grant Program
April 11, 2024 Funding Opportunity: Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations Grant Program

February 2024

February 21, 2024 Funding Opportunity Announcement: Apprenticeship Building America, Round 2 (ABA2) by DOL
February 20, 2024 Funding Announcement: $75 Million in Apprenticeship Innovation Funding Now Available
February 14, 2024 Funding Announcement; $10 Million ETP Agriculture Initiative
February 5, 2024 Funding Announcement: $25M in CA Opportunity Youth Apprenticeship Grant is open!

November 2023

November 1, 2023 Funding Announcement: California Apprenticeship Initiative Grant Application Now Open!

September 2023

September 21, 2023 State Incentives to Promote and Support Apprenticeship: Takeaways from Eight States

August 2023

August 9, 2023 Notice of Funding Opportunity: Regional Alliances and Multistakeholder Partnerships to Stimulate (RAMPS) Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development (extended until September 5, 2023, at 11:59pm ET)

June 2023

June 19, 2023 DAS Requests Public Comment for California Youth Apprenticeship Grant
The grant will focus on creating pathways for opportunity youth to access pre-apprenticeships and apprenticeships in sectors across the economy
June 12, 2023 Request For Proposals (RFP) Announcement from NOVAworks
For qualified organizations to deliver comprehensive career services to young adults in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County.  

March 2023

March 16, 2023 DAS Announces First-in-the-Nation Registered Apprenticeship Formula Funding: Apprenticeship Innovation Funding (AIF)
State program will help expand registered apprenticeships across many sectors
March 14, 2023 On Equal Pay Day, California Awards $25 Million in Equal Representation in Construction Apprenticeship Grants


June 2024

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