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The sixth round of Youth Skills Training grants is currently in process.

  • 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

  • Oct. 17 to Nov 4, 2022:  Letter of Intent accepted

  • Nov. 7 to Dec. 2, 2022:  Grant applications due by 4 p.m. CST, Dec. 2, 2022.

  • Feb. 14, 2023:  Grantees announced

  • July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025:  Performance period

Questions?