ELL Integrated Education and Training Fund Award – PY 22-23

Workforce Services Information Notice

Issued: July 3, 2023

The Employment Development Department (EDD), on behalf of the Labor and Workforce Development Agency, is delighted to announce the award of $17.97 million from the State of California General Fund for the English Language Learner Integrated Education and Training (ELL IET) Fund for Program Year (PY 2022-23) Solicitation for Proposals (SFP).

The funds will support projects that expand Integrated Education and Training (IET) course offerings across the state and accelerate employment and re-employment strategies for English Language Learners. These initiatives will be focused on the following California Regions: Los Angeles, Fresno, Madera, Kings, Tulare, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Marin, San Joaquin, San Diego, Solano, Riverside, Inyo County, Kern County, Mono County, Colusa, Glenn, Sutter and Yuba.

Awards can be up to $4 million and will support projects that serve English Language Learners. These funds will support projects that build significant and sustainable industry investment and partnerships, provide work-based learning opportunities, increase equitable access to quality jobs, leverage other program funding, and provide wrap-around services that are tailored to address the equity needs for California’s English Language Learners that will put them on a path towards a quality job.

The EDD expects that the performance period will be approximately 42 to 45 months. A list of the awardees and descriptions of their projects will be available on the EDD Workforce Development Solicitations for Proposals webpage.

If you have any questions regarding the ELL IET Fund grant solicitation, please email WSBSFP2@edd.ca.gov.

Central Office Workforce Services Division