DOGWF Grant Programs SFP – PY 23-24

Workforce Services Information Notice

Issued: October 2, 2023

The Employment Development Department (EDD), in coordination with the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA), announces the availability of up to $36.5 million from the State of California General Fund for the Displaced Oil and Gas Workers Fund (DOGWF) grant opportunity for Program Year (PY) 2023-24.

The DOGWF PY 23-24 program grant will address the needs of displaced workers in the oil and gas sector. This initiative aims to support these workers in transitioning into sectors that match their skills and expertise and offer comparable wages The mission extends beyond singular sectors, with a commitment to securing stable, well-compensated, and gratifying roles for these workers across diverse industries.

Eligible applicants for the DOGWF Solicitation for Proposals (SFP) include public and private non-profit organizations, local workforce development Areas, education and training providers, community-based organizations (CBOs) and faith-based organizations, and labor organizations. Individuals may not apply.

Proposals must be received by 3 p.m. PT on Monday, November 13, 2023. An informational webinar will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at 10 a.m. PT.  Pre-registration is required for all attendees. Please register by 10 a.m. PT on Tuesday, October 17, 2023.

The EDD encourages applicants to submit a Notice of Intent to apply by October 25, at noon to To view this SFP, visit the EDD Workforce Development Solicitations for Proposals webpage.

Central Office Workforce Services Division