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New grant programs will be available through the Workforce Investment Council (WIC) in fiscal year 2023 to support economic and workforce recovery by providing support to employers, education and training providers, and District residents.

Talent Development Technical Assistance Grant

The DC WIC seeks to fund one (1) Grantee to support District of Columbia employers seeking to implement inclusive-hiring and talent development practices in their businesses, particularly as they work to address worker shortages.

The Grantee will support the DC WIC in identifying businesses that are interested in implementing inclusive-hiring and talent development practices by supporting DC WIC’s overall business engagement strategy. As part of this support, the grantee will develop informational and marketing materials, and assist the DC WIC in connecting with a minimum of 250 businesses. Additionally, the Grantee will support the DC WIC to host business-facing events and convenings.

Application Now Open!

Deadline to apply is November 18, 2022

Request for Applications – Talent Development Technical Assistance RFA

Click here to view a recording of the Talent Development Technical Assistance Grant November 2, 2022 virtual Information Session 

For questions about the grant, email [email protected].

Talent Development and Technical Assistance Grant FAQ

FY23 Employer Partnership Training Grant

The WIC is issuing this Request for Applications (RFA) to identify an Individual Employer or Workforce Intermediary seeking to expand or upskill their workforce and create meaningful employment and advancement opportunities for residents. The goal of this grant program is to promote inclusive business growth while also investing in opportunities to prepare DC residents to succeed and advance in a rapidly changing economic environment.

Application Now Open!

Deadline to apply is December 21, 2022 - Updated 12/2/22

Request for Applications–Updated 12/2/2022 – FY23 Employer Partnership Training Grant

Click here to view a recording of the FY23 Employer Partnership Training Grant November 9, 2022 virtual information session.

FY23 Employer Partnership Training Grant FAQ

For questions about the grant, email [email protected]

For list of all FY22 Grants Awarded see our DC Works: Workforce Investment Council page.