New Funding Announcements

SETA’s Workforce Development Department is pleased to announce receipt of several new grants.

Regional Industries Clusters of Opportunity:-SETA has received $300,000 in AB 118 funding to continue planning for sustainability and workforce development programs that support the growth of Alternative and Renewable Fuels and Vehicles Transportation program. SETA will work with community partners to develop workshops and curriculum for high school students on Plug-In Electric Vehicles and Renewable Natural Gas, purchase charging stations to be used as educational tools in colleges and high schools, and support local businesses in increasing demand for PEV and NEG products and fuels.

Workforce Accelerator – SETA received $150,000 for regional coordination and alignment of funding sources to provide new ways of implementing the learn and earn model of training in three sectors (Healthcare, Construction, Tourism) to assist long-term unemployed and low-skilled workers enter career pathways in demand sectors.

Career Pathways Trust -SETA received funding from Elk Grove Unified School District to provide career specialists for career pathway programs for high school students in the Elk Grove and Sacramento City Unified School Districts. Career Specialists will focus on five sectors, including Energy & Infrastructure, Health, Information and Communications Technology, Agriculture/Food, and Advanced Manufacturing.

Robin Purdy, Deputy Director

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