California Apprenticeship Initiative New and Innovative Grant Program (CAI N&I)
Request for Applications (RFA) for the California Apprenticeship Initiative New and Innovative Grant Program (CAI N&I)
The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (Chancellor’s Office) announced the release of the Request for Applications (RFA) for the California Apprenticeship Initiative New and Innovative Grant Program (CAI N&I). Be sure to read through the RFA carefully as there are three new grant programs under this initiative; program planning grant, program implementation grant, and the program expansion grant.
- November 3, 2022 – Bidders’ Conference
- December 16, 2022 – Questions Due
- February 3, 2023 – Notice of Intent due
The CAI N&I Pre-Apprenticeship and Apprenticeship Grant RFA Instructions, application requirements, and other materials are available online and may be accessed at the follow web address:
If you have questions, please contact the apprenticeship team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Initial Application Deadline December 16, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Solicitation for Proposals – Equal Representation in Construction Apprenticeship Grant
The Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) is soliciting proposals for the Equal Representation in Construction Apprenticeship grant (ERiCA). The funds from this grant will go towards supportive resources for childcare and outreach and community building for women, non-binary and underserved populations. The supportive resources for childcare will go to DAS-registered construction pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs that are hiring parents with childcare challenges.
- November 10, 2022 – Questions Due
- December 6, 2022 – Informational Teleconference
- December 15, 2022 – Notice of Intent due
- January 12, 2023 – Proposals Due
Anticipated performance period for participating projects funded under this SFP is expected to be from April 1, 2023 through June 30, 2025.
For more information on the Solicitation for Proposal, please see their website: https://www.dir.ca.gov/DAS/Grants/ERICA.html or email DASGrantUnit@dir.ca.gov