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Funding Opportunity: FY 2022 Brownfields Job Training (JT) Grants
This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible entities, including nonprofit organizations, to deliver Brownfields Job Training (JT) programs that recruit, train, and place local, unemployed and under-employed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time employment across a spectrum of brownfield-related activities. The application submission deadline is October 5th, 2021.
On Tuesday, August 10, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT, EPA will host an outreach webinar for prospective applicants. A recording of the live webinar will be made available on the FY22 Brownfields Job Training Grant Solicitation Page.
Webinar Access Information:
On August 10, 2021 shortly before 2:00 PM EDT, please click here to join the live event. The online room will open at approximately 1:55 PM EDT.
The Brownfields Job Training (JT) Grants allow nonprofits, local governments, and other organizations to recruit, train, and place unemployed and under-employed residents of areas affected by the presence of brownfield sites. Through the JT Program, graduates develop the skills needed to secure full-time, sustainable employment in various aspects of hazardous and solid waste management and within the larger environmental field, including sustainable cleanup and reuse, and chemical safety. These green jobs reduce environmental contamination and build more sustainable futures for communities.
NEW: EPA’s Brownfields Job Training Grant Program is refocusing the competition on training activities that support assessment, cleanup, and reuse of brownfield sites. As part of that change, the former Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Program will now be called the Brownfields Job Training Program.