Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Resources


Funding to address substance use disorders (SUDs) and related issues. List may include programs with a primary purpose other than addressing SUDs.

Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC) Initiative Inactive

Supports workforce development activities in rural counties throughout the Appalachian and Delta regions. Provides funds to prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers, including workers affected by substance use disorder (SUD), for good jobs in high-demand occupations in these regions. Ensures that efforts align with existing economic growth strategies in order to increase employment opportunities and foster long-term regional economic prosperity.

Application Deadline: Jul 21, 2021
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
H-1B Rural Healthcare Grant Program Inactive

Provides funding for the creation of employment and training programs in high demand rural healthcare occupations, including behavioral and mental healthcare. Seeks to address rural health workforce shortages by increasing the number of individuals training in occupations that directly impact the care of rural populations. Assists unemployed, underemployed, and incumbent workers to transition into sustainable health careers that qualify as middle or high-skilled occupations under the H-1B visa program. Focuses on training for veterans, military spouses, transitioning service members, women, people of color, ex-offenders, people with disabilities, and other underrepresented rural populations.

Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (ETA)


Employment and Training Administration's Funding Opportunities

Posts up-to-date information on current and upcoming grant funding opportunities from the Employment and Training Administration (ETA). Provides listings of past grant award recipients as well as information about applying for ETA grants and managing a grant award. ETA funding supports state and local job training programs and workforce development efforts, especially for disadvantaged communities and populations.

Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (ETA)