The purpose of this grant is to serve workers who are eligible for training under the TAA for workers program. The funds will be used to improve grantees’ ability to deliver education and career training programs that can be completed in two years or less, are suited for workers who are eligible for training under the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers program, and prepare program participants for employment in high-wage, high-skill occupations. $3,170,464. U.S. Department of Labor. October 2011 – September 2014.
(IWI) Institute for Workforce Innovation
Funding to conduct a feasibility study to determine whether there is a viable market to sustain a cultural competency training program in the Kansas City area. $9,885. REACH Healthcare Foundation. January 2013 – March 2013.
Requested funding would have been used to remodel/restructure and furnish an educational center within the Science & Technology Park in Liberty, Missouri. MCC planned to offer education and customized training at this location. Not funded. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City/Investment Connection Community Development Investment Partnership.
Funds cover a .25 job developer to place deconstruction and abatement trainees into jobs with qualified contractors for the KCMO East Patrol and Crime Lab construction project. $63,409 will be reimbursement to contractors for workers’ salary during on-the-job training. $85,000. Mid-America Regional Council. January 5, 2012 – August 31, 2013.
MARC, FEC and KC Source Link are the recipients. MCC is a subrecipient.
The objective is to accelerate bottom-up innovation in expanding business and
jobs in industry clusters that utilizes H-1B visas. Kansas City has chosen IT
and Advanced Manufacturing. MCC’s role is to provide credit and noncredit
training-entry level is excluded, for the unemployed and underemployed. $130,500. Mid-America Regional Council. October 2011 – September 2013.
Federal appropriation for training in environmental
programs as well as the delivery of healthcare training specifically targeting
residents of the Green Impact Zone. MCC programs are: Green Maintenance,
Medication Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy and Sterile Process. The
FEC is a partner and will cover the cost for 120 participants. $500,000. U.S. Department of Labor. June 30, 2011 – September 30, 2012.
Funding to integrate and build upon a collection of currently independent activities which will lead to an unprecedented comprehensive system of economic development, workforce development, education and training to meet the region’s current and future needs, particularly targeting advanced manufacturing, healthcare and biotechnology. $122,773.75. U.S. Department of Labor. February 2006 – June 2007.