Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

Department of Labor Training Programs

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

573 882-9500 phone
573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

The Department of Labor announces the availability of approximately $220 million in grant funds authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for projects that providetraining and placement services to help workers pursue careers within health care and other high growth and emerging industries.

Successful training programs funded through this SGA will prepare participants for employment within the health care sector or other high growth and emerging industries, and will: (1) Target skills and competencies demanded by the industries described in part B of the Background section of this SGA; (2) support career pathways, such as an articulated career ladder or lattice; (3) result in an employer- or industry-recognized certificate or degree (which can include a license, as well as a Registered Apprenticeship certificate or degree); (4) combine supportive services with training services to help participants overcome barriers to employment, as necessary; and (5) provide training services at times and locations that are easily accessible to targeted populations.

Because MU is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research,, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 21, 2009. Letters of intent should be limited to 3 pages and should include: 1) a preliminary list of strategic partners, 2) plans for identifying and referring candidates for training, 3) training activities, 4) plans for connecting and placing participants with employers, and 5) other supportive services that will be offered.


$2 - $5 million for a period of up to 36 months.

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, August 21, 2009

Sponsor Deadlines:

October 5, 2009


URL for more information:

This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in health and life science disciplines. Please forward it to other faculty members who may be interested.

All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at