Foundation / Corporation
The Rapides Foundation and Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA)
09/26/20 5:00 PM CT
Grants to Louisiana nonprofit higher education institutions in eligible locations to form industry and business partnerships resulting in increased high-wage job opportunities. Funding will support workforce development and skills training activities that contribute to the economic well-being of The Rapides Foundation's nine-parish service area (Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon and Winn parishes).
The Workforce Opportunity Grant provides an opportunity to fund new educational training or certification support to qualified candidates for immediate high-wage job opportunities in The Rapides Foundation’s nine-parish service area.
Applicants are encouraged to build strong partnerships between employers, industry groups, and the workforce system to design and deliver courses through accelerated learning strategies, redesigned curricula, distance learning, work-based training, and innovative uses of technology to enhance learning activities.
Eligible projects must:
Priority will be given to proposals that demonstrate the following:
GrantWatch ID#: 160685
Up to $75,000
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions related to this funding opportunity:
Matthew LaBorde, Program Officer
The Rapides Foundation
For assistance with submitting the online proposal:
Brooke Morrow, Programs Assistant
The Rapides Foundation
The Rapides Foundation
1101 4th Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, LA 71301
Toll Free: 800-994-3394
USA: Louisiana: Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon, and Winn Parishes
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