Grant Information

2018-19 Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Request for Proposal (RFP)

The application period for Youth Apprenticeship Local Grants for the 2018-19 school year is now open. The deadline to submit completed application materials is 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 23, 2018.

The purpose of the grant is to sustain and expand the statewide youth apprenticeship program. All local partnerships must be approved by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) to operate a Youth Apprenticeship Program.

Funding under this RFP is available to local consortiums, which mutually implement and coordinate a YA program via a local consortium steering committee. Local consortiums are defined as:

Grant requests are limited to $900 per youth apprentice served, and grantees must serve at least 25 students to be eligible. All grant awards are contingent upon the availability of state funds. The grant application materials are available for review below.

2018-19 Local Youth Apprenticeship RFP Application Materials

If you have questions about the youth apprenticeship program or desire technical assistance in planning a new program, please contact:

Youth Apprenticeship Staff:
Jamie Bernthal (608) 267-7210
Amy Phillips (608) 267-3214
Darla Burton (608) 266-5138
John Keckhaver (608) 264-6809

2018-19 Request for Proposal (RFP) Bidders Webinar

The bidder's webinar was held Wednesday, February 28th, 2018, from 10:30 - 11:30 am. This webinar explains the grant application, highlights any changes from the previous year, and has an open period for question-and-answer with DWD staff.

Youth Apprenticeship Program Operations Manual
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