Ohio's P.O.W.E.R Initiative NDW Grant
The P.O.W.E.R Initiative NDW Grant was featured in the International Business Times. Click on the link below to view the story.
Ohio’s Miners Seek A Life After Coal As Industry Loses Steam in Appalachia
This grant is aimed to serve dislocated workers directly impacted by layoffs from coal mines or coal-fired plants, or layoffs from the manufacturing or transportation logistics chains of either. Veterans will receive a Priority of Service for training and services.
The P.O.W.E.R Initiative NDW Grant provides resources to:
- Provide employment related services to dislocated workers.
- Respond to layoff events due to coal mine and power plant closures.
- Provide enhanced training and supportive services.
This grant also supports workforce development activities, including strategic planning to prepare dislocated workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with community economic development strategies.
This grant will serve dislocated workers who either live or work in the following counties:
Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Monroe, Noble, Stark, Tuscarawas Counties.
Regional Economic Development: Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association (OMEGA)
County Economic Development: Belmont County Port Authority, Jefferson County Port Authority, Harrison County Community Improvement Corporation and Carroll County Economic Development Office.
Educational Institutions: Belmont College, Eastern Gateway Community College, Great Lakes Truck Driving School
Organized Labor Organizations: United Mine Workers of America, Utility Workers Union of America, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union.