DOGWF Evaluation and Technical Assistance SFP – PY 23-24

Workforce Services Information Notice                                                         


Issued: February 21, 2024

The Employment Development Department (EDD), in coordination with the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA), announces the availability of up to $1 million from the State of California General Fund for the Displaced Oil and Gas Workers Fund (DOGWF) Evaluation and Technical Assistance (ETA) Solicitation for Proposals (SFP) for Program Year 2023-24 (PY 23-24).

The DOGWF ETA PY 23-24 awardee will be responsible for providing meaningful ETA to the DOGWF PY 23-24 program awardees as they design, develop, and implement projects across the state and accelerate employment and re-employment strategies for displaced oil and gas workers into new jobs and career trajectories. The mission extends beyond singular sectors, with a commitment to securing stable, well-compensated, and gratifying roles for these workers across diverse industries. The ETA services for this grant will support programs concentrated in Kern, Los Angeles, and Contra Costa counties. The awardee will be responsible for meeting with entities to ensure comprehensive support and collaboration for the effective implementation and evaluation of the program.

Eligible applicants for the DOGWF ETA PY 23-24 SFP must have the capacity, relationships, and expertise to deliver the ETA to grantees across the state. Proposals from non-profit or for-profit consulting, technical assistance, evaluation and capacity building organizations, labor organizations, community colleges, adult education providers, workforce boards, and education and training providers will be accepted. Applicants may collaborate with partners or form a team to provide the full scope of ETA services for the DOGWF programs. Individuals are not eligible to apply. An ETA provider must reside within the US, however, must have experience working with dislocated workers and demonstrated capacity to provide ETA to the program awardees in California.

Proposals must be received by 3 p.m. PT on April 1, 2024. An informational webinar will be held on March 13, 2024, at 10 a.m. PT.  Pre-registration is required for all attendees. Please register through the following link by March 13, 2024 at 9 a.m. PT: Zoom Webinar Registration

The EDD encourages applicants to submit a Notice of Intent to apply by March 20, 2024 at noon PT to To view this SFP, visit the EDD Workforce Development SFP webpage.

Central Office Workforce Services Division