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.
The Upward Bound Math and Science program is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of participating students. The goal of the program is to help students recognize and develop their potential to excel in math and science and to encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees in math and science, and ultimately careers in the math and science profession. Not funded. U.S. Department of Education.
MCC will award and process scholarships to nursing students. Recipients must be economically disadvantaged. No funds are granted to MCC but rather MCC is the pass through entity. Annual renewals are probable if all funds are awarded. $64,114.00. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, HRSA. July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012.
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.
Design and deliver workshops for practitioners who work with aging out youth. Develop and implement a program that supports young people leaving foster care and entering community college.
Funding for one-stop technology centers for launching new opportunities and new careers, with a specific focus on the unemployed and underemployed citizens in the targeted areas. $4,978,977. Broadband Technology Opportunities Program – U.S. Department of Commerce. September 2010 – August 2013.
Funding for the MCC-Blue River Precision Driving Center CDL-A Entry Level Training program. $95,592. U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Administration. July 2009 – June 2010.
The goal of this project was to train 28 individuals who are unemployed or underemployed for their successful completion of the CDL Class A certificate program and find placement on the job. Not funded. U.S. Department of Transportation.
Funding for an ATE Teacher Preparation project, the Kansas City Center for Engineering Technology Education, that will increase the number of highly-qualified technology education teachers to meet the growing needs of Kansas City-area school districts and community colleges throughout the state. Not awarded. National Science Foundation.