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H-1B Technical Skills Training Grants

EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION

NOTIFICATION OF AWARD

NAME OF PROJECT: H-1B Technical Skills Training Grants

NAME AND ADDRESS OF AWARDEES:AWARD AMOUNT
CUNY Research Foundation
on behalf of BMCC and the NYCWIB
199 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007
$2,872,689
Hinds County WIB
420 E. Woodrow Wilson Drive
Jackson, MS 39216
$1,420,010
New York WIB/NYC Dept. of Employment
220 Church Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10013
$2,974,175
Cook County WIB
69 West Washington Street, Suite 2860
Chicago, IL 60602
$3,000,000
PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Twenty-four (24) months
DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT: These H-1B technical skills training grants seek to provide high level training to employed and unemployed workers to fill jobs in occupational areas where there have been skill shortages, and for which employers have sought workers under visas. The grants are supported by user fees paid by employers seeking high skilled foreign workers under the H-1B visa program.
CONTACT: Ms. Grace Kilbane
(202) 693-3186
GEOGRAPHIC AREA COVERED:Nationwide