The Office of Apprenticeship (OA) has awarded grant funding nationwide to create new apprenticeship opportunities across a wide range of occupations and industry sectors. On this page are links to grant-specific information for each OA-funded initiative. When new opportunities are funded by OA, they will be linked below.

  • State Apprenticeship Expansion (SAE) GrantsThe State Apprenticeship Expansion (SAE) Grants were initially awarded in the Fall of 2016.  The link in the title points to the SAE Resource Page, which provides links to specific tools and resources that have been developed to advance the goals of the SAE grants, such as grants management resources, training materials, and frequently asked questions.  For the information about the awards, click here
  • Apprenticeship State Expansion (ASE) Grants – The Apprenticeship State Expansion Grants were awarded in July 2019.  The title links to the ASE Community, which provides grantees with a central place for resources to successfully implement state expansion grants.Here you will find a full spectrum of resources and tools to help you increase the number and diversity of apprentices and apprenticeship programs, advance apprenticeship as a talent development solution, and manage your grant.  For more information about the awards, click here
  • H-1B Scaling Apprenticeship Through Sector-Based Strategies Grants – The H-1B Scaling Apprenticeship through Sector-Based Strategies (Scaling Apprenticeship) grant program was initially awarded in July 2019 and supports sector-based approaches to expanding apprenticeship on a national scale and increasing apprenticeship opportunities for all Americans. The above link points to the Scaling Apprenticeship virtual community which provides existing Scaling Apprenticeship grantees with a place to access the latest program technical assistance and resources designed for successful grant implementation.  For more information about the awards, see the press announcement here.  
  • H1-B Closing the Skills Gap Grants (CSG) -- The H1-B Closing the Skills Gap grant program was initially awarded in Spring of 2020 and supports large-scale expansions of apprenticeship in industries including advanced manufacturing, healthcare, and information technology.  The above title links to the Closing the Skills Gap virtual community when it goes live.  For more information about the awards, see the press announcement here.