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Current funding opportunities

  • Clean Economy Occupations grant:  Funding to support registered apprenticeship programs to upgrade their capacity to train registered apprentices and upskill incumbent workers in clean economy occupations.

  • Labor Education Advancement Program (LEAP) grant:  Funding to community-based organizations, nonprofit organizations and Minnesota Tribal governments, to introduce, support and place people of color, indigenous people and women in registered apprenticeship programs. 

Past funding opportunities (closed):

  • Registered Apprenticeships of Tomorrow's Clean Economy grant:  Funding to existing electrical registered apprenticeship programs and/or other registered apprenticeship programs most impacted by the transition to a clean economy in an effort to upskill apprentices and incumbent workers in new technologies. 

  • On-The-Job Training and Related Technical Instruction grant:  Funding for employers of registered apprentices and existing state registered apprenticeship programs to help off-set expenses for on-the-job training or related technical training instruction that will successfully retain participants in registered apprenticeship programs.

  • Related Technical Instruction and On-The-Job Training grant:  Funding to support employers interested in forming a new registered apprenticeship program, and support existing registered apprenticeship programs seeking to grow their current training programs.

  • Career Exploration Training grant:  Funding to support career exploration programs that will introduce youth to careers through registered apprenticeship.

  • Career Readiness Training grant:  Funding to support career-readiness/pre-apprenticeship programming to prepare individuals to enter and succeed in a registered apprenticeship program.

  • Construction Career Readiness Training:  Funding to support construction career readiness/pre-apprenticeship programming to prepare individuals to enter and succeed in a registered apprenticeship program in the construction trades.

  • Supportive Services grant:  Funding to develop supportive services programming to help prepare and support diverse participants as they begin new career paths into registered apprenticeship programs.


Contact us at or 651-284-5090.