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File #: 20-3332    Version: 1 Name: Grant Award - Apprenticeship Navigator
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 7/15/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/30/2020 Final action: 7/30/2020
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: To develop and strengthen the knowledge, skills, abilities, processes, and resources that businesses, educational institutions, local workforce areas, and community partners need to create new or-expand existing registered apprenticeship programs. Cook County Bureau of Economic Development will serve as a Navigator for the Economic Development Region 4 (10 counties of northeastern, Illinois Grant Amount: $154,462 Grant Period: 7/1/2020 - 12/31/2021 Fiscal Impact: "None" Accounts: The account string where cash match requirement, if applicable, is funded, in following format: Fund.Office.Object Account, Object Account Description. Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fisca...
Indexes: XOCHITL FLORES, Chief, Bureau of Economic Development
Attachments: 1. 19-111009 GA
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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: To develop and strengthen the knowledge, skills, abilities, processes, and resources that businesses, educational institutions, local workforce areas, and community partners need to create new or-expand existing registered apprenticeship programs. Cook County Bureau of Economic Development will serve as a Navigator for the Economic Development Region 4 (10 counties of northeastern, Illinois

Grant Amount: $154,462

Grant Period: 7/1/2020 - 12/31/2021

Fiscal Impact: "None"

Accounts: The account string where cash match requirement, if applicable, is funded, in following format: Fund.Office.Object Account, Object Account Description.

Concurrences:
The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.

Summary: As part the State of Illinois Apprenticeship Expansion Program, the Bureau of Economic Development will build on its extensive networks and partner with local organizations to leverage their networks and educate more employers about the effectiveness of apprenticeships to attract, retain and retrain employees.

Cook County Bureau of Economic Development will work with the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, City Colleges of Chicago, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Chicagoland Workforce Funders Alliance, OAI, German American Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center, Manufacturing Renaissance and Manufacturing x Digital to connect with businesses about apprenticeships.

As part of this program, Cook County has prioritized some of the region's strongest sectors like manufacturing, healthcare, transportation, distribution and logistics (TD&L) and information technology, with an interest in connecting these employme...

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