The Governor’s Workforce Development Office has advised they will host informational workshops regarding the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) across the state next week. Announced earlier this year, the Workforce Development Initiative (WDI) will invest $175 million for workforce development to support strategic regional efforts that meet businesses' short-term workforce needs, improve regional talent pipelines, enhance the flexibility and adaptability of local workforce entities, expand apprenticeships and address the long-term needs of growing industries. Interested applicants should attend the workshop to learn about application process, eligibility criteria, and how to prepare an application to be able to access this important funding.  Tuesday, Sept. 24th at 1pm: Western NY CFA Workshop at Northland Training Center, Buffalo. Details and RSVP here:  CLICK LINK Wednesday, Sept. 25th at 12:30pm: Mohawk Valley CFA Workshop at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Utica. Details and RSVP here:  CLICK LINK Thursday, Sept. 26th at 10am: Southern Tier CFA Workshop at Binghamton University, Vestal. Details and RSVP: CLICK LINK

Thursday, Sept. 26th at 2pm: Central NY CFA Workshop at Onondaga Community College, Syracuse. Details and RSVP here:  CLICK LINK Monday, Sept. 30th at 10am: North Country CFA Workshop at Clinton Community College, Plattsburgh. Details and RSVP: CLICK LINK

For more information on the WDI, please view the guidelines and application at: or feel free to reach out to NYATEP directly.

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