The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) is inviting the 48 Illinois community colleges to apply for the Workforce Equity Initiative. The ICCB will provide grant-funding opportunities in fiscal year 2021 beginning November 1, 2020 through October 31, 2021 that focuses on improving workforce equity in at-risk communities.
The purpose of this grant is to create, support, or expand short-term (year or less) workforce (credit and/or noncredit) training opportunities in high-need communities focused on specific sectors with identified workforce gaps.
Notification will be given by November 9, 2020
Application Due Date/Time: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:59 p.m. CST
- Notice of Funding Opportunity (updated as of 9/28/20)
- WEI Bidder’s Conference Power Point
- Workforce Equity Initiative Bidders Conference, September 30, 2020
- Workforce Equity Initiative Bidders Conference, October 1, 2020
FY2021 Workforce Equity Initiative FAQ – Updated 10/22/20