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Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants The Basics: This program provides funds to community colleges and other eligible institutions of higher education with funds to expand and improve their ability to deliver education and career training programs that can be completed in two years or less, are suited for workers who are eligible for training under the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers program, and prepare program participants for employment in high-wage, high-skill occupations.


Soon: Apr 21, 2011

current one from the Economic Development Agency -- this investment signals adjustment to increasing competition for jobs from abroad. Under the program, each State is allotted $2.5 million. The remaining 50 percent of funds is competitively awarded. SEAs and LEAs are not eligible to apply. §

Amount Available

Large: $500,000,000 Number of Awards

Many: 20-400 Agency

Department of Labor

More information is available at

This is the first year of this large, four year grant program. Paralleling other Trade Adjustment Assistance grant programs -- like the


Soon: Apr 21, 2011 Amount Available

Small: $1,950,000 Number of Awards

Medium: 13 Agency

Dept. of Health & Human Services Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration



Recovery Community Services Program (RCSP) Supplements

Program staff were helpThis program provides funding to de- ful to point out that the liver peer-to-peer recovery support eligible applicants for this services that help prevent relapse program are the extremely and promote sustained recovery from alcohol and drug use disorders. limited few who have previously been awarded RCSP Existing RCSP grantees can ingrant funding.

The Basics:

crease the capacity of their existing programs through enhanced and/or expanded service provision to key populations or focused on key topic areas. §

More information is available at



May 2011 | The Fundbook ~ p.49

2011-04 Midmonth Update  
2011-04 Midmonth Update  

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