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File #: 19-1075    Version: 1 Name: State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 1/4/2019 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/21/2019 Final action: 2/21/2019
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Bureau of Economic Development Grantee: Bureau of Economic Development Grantor: State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: As the lead organization for the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC), the Bureau of Economic Development has received funds to serve as a regional navigator for the DCEO's Apprenticeship Expansion Program. Grant Amount: $140,000.00 Grant Period: 12/1/2018 - 6/30/2020 Fiscal Impact: $0 Accounts: N/A Concurrences: Department of Budget and Management Services has received all requisite documents and determined fiscal impact, if any. Summary: Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) aims to use its role as a 'regional navigator' to demonstrate the relevance, value and viability of the apprenticeship model for manufacturers. CMMC will reach out to manufacturers and workforce stakeholders to demystify apprenticeships and provide dig...
Indexes: (Inactive) JAY E. STEWART, Chief, Bureau of Economic Development

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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD

 

Department:  Bureau of Economic Development

 

Grantee:  Bureau of Economic Development

 

Grantor:  State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)

 

Request:  Authorization to accept grant 

 

Purpose:  As the lead organization for the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC), the Bureau of Economic Development has received funds to serve as a regional navigator for the DCEO’s Apprenticeship Expansion Program. 

 

Grant Amount:  $140,000.00

 

Grant Period:  12/1/2018 - 6/30/2020

 

Fiscal Impact:  $0

 

Accounts:  N/A 

 

Concurrences:

Department of Budget and Management Services has received all requisite documents and determined fiscal impact, if any.

 

Summary:  Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) aims to use its role as a ‘regional navigator’ to demonstrate the relevance, value and viability of the apprenticeship model for manufacturers.

 

CMMC will reach out to manufacturers and workforce stakeholders to demystify apprenticeships and provide digestible information about manufacturing related apprenticeships as well as feature manufacturers already utilizing apprenticeships.

 

The goal is to increase the number of employers and partners offering or expanding pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs.

 

To support CMMC’s role as a ‘navigator’, CMMC secured MOUs from the following organizations:

 

                     Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership

                     Calumet Area Industrial Commission,

                     Chicago Federation of Labor Workforce and Community Initiative

                     Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation

                     German American Chamber of Commerce ICATT

                     Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC)

                     Manufacturing Renaissance

                     OAI, Inc.

                     Prairie State College, and

                     Richard J. Daley College

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