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Re-Employment, Support, and Training for the Opioid Related Epidemic (RESTORE) Grant Program
Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2019
U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau
Awards grants to establish or expand programs that provide employment-focused services to women directly or indirectly affected by opioids, opioid use disorder (OUD), or overdose. Develops cooperative relationships among stakeholders in the areas of workforce development, public health, substance use, and women's issues in order to support the training and employment of women in communities hardest hit by the opioid epidemic.
Program activities can include:
- Training to build soft, work-readiness, life, and career skills, including classes on punctuality, personal maintenance, negotiation skills, and professional conduct
- Career planning, job coaching, mentoring, peer coaching, and job referral services
Classroom, On-the-Job, and Work-Based
- Traditional classroom and/or online training programs to help attain economic and career success
- On-the-job, customized, or work-based programs, such as apprenticeships, that help women gain new skills while working
- Assistance with childcare, housing, and transportation to ensure participation in classes, job training, and career services
- Assistance with tuition costs, and necessary job-related equipment, gear, or supplies
- Counseling and resource referrals to help women find other service providers, sources of funding, and resources that may support their employment
No more than 15% of a grant award may be used for supportive services.
Programs must provide services to women directly or indirectly affected by the opioid crisis and must involve organizations with a demonstrated record of serving women workers primarily or exclusively, such as state or local women's commissions.
Priority is given to programs proposing to serve veterans.
Amount of Funding
Award ceiling: $500,000 per year
Award floor: $250,000 per year
Project period: 30 months
Estimated number of awards: Up to 8
Estimated total program funding: $2,300,000
Who Can Apply
Applications may be submitted by:
- State governments and governments of outlying areas
- Nonprofit organizations with IRS 501(c)(3) status, including community-based and faith-based organizations with IRS 501(c)(3) status
- Federally recognized Native American tribal governments
- Native American tribal governments other than federally recognized
- Native American tribally designated organizations
- State and local workforce development boards
What This Program Funds
Equipment • New Program • Operating Costs and Staffing
Application instructions, requirements, and other information about the online application process can be found in the funding announcement on grants.gov.
For programmatic or technical
Topics This Program Addresses
Community Planning and Coalition Building • Education and Training • Employment • Opioids • Women