The Kansas Department of Commerce and its partners have been awarded various workforce development grants over the past year to help train the Kansas workforce. Below is a summary of key grants, as well as related documents for each. Click on each grant for more information.
Kansas Health Profession Opportunity Project Grant ($15,335,480 over five years)
Awarded September 2010; five-year performance period
KHPOP partners will use these grant funds to provide healthcare education, training and employment for 500 TANF recipients and other low-income individuals statewide. The KHPOP features several innovative elements: career coaches, monetary incentives for GED completers, financial assistance for employers, high-definition video conferencing, Work Opportunity Tax Credit and Federal Bonding. Grant funds will additionally cover the salary of one project director and ten career coaches statewide.
Solicitation of Grant Application (SGA) Modification
Solicitation of Grant Application (SGA) Original
Notice of Award