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The fifth round of Youth Skills Training grants will open Jan. 18, 2022.

NEW: View the YST Grant Round Five Letter of Intent. Submit a Letter of Intent by Jan. 31, 2022.

  • Grant funds can be used for marketing, recruitment, training, transportation, student certifications and personnel to manage a program. Grants cannot be used to pay student wages.

  • $1 million in grant funding available.

  • Grants are used for the implementation and coordination of YST programs.

  • View a sample state contract.

Grant timeline (round five)

  • Jan. 18 to Jan. 31, 2022:  Letter of Intent accepted.

  • Feb. 7 to March 4, 2022:  Grant applications accepted

  • April 12, 2022:  Grantees announced

  • July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024:  Performance period