2020 Resources

Funding Opportunities 

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC) Grant Program (USDOL) 

2020 Delta Workforce Grant Program (DRA) – Coming Soon 

Technical Assistance Webinars

May 19, 2020

May 21, 2020


Technical Assistance Workshops 

General Workshop Agenda 

DOL’s Workforce Opportunity in Rural Communities (WORC) Grant Program: Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) (PDF) 

Cape Girardeau, MO – February 25, 2020 


Workbook (PDF) 

Carbondale, IL – February 26, 2020 


Workbook (PDF) 

Paducah, KY – February 28, 2020 


Workbook (PDF) 


Application Resources

DRA Federal and State Plans

WIOA State Plans

Opportunity Zone Designations

Opportunity Zone Map Tool

Grants.gov Applicant Frequently Asked Questions

Applying for ETA Competitive Grants: A Web-Based Toolkit for Prospective Applicants


Additional Data and Training Resources 

Delta Workforce Program Fact Sheet (PDF) 

U.S. Department of Commerce 

U.S. Department of Labor 

Federal Reserve Bank 

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service (ERS)


For more information, email workforce@dra.gov

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