Funding Opportunities for Workforce Development Programs

Workforce Development
Contact: Greg Zick
gzick@nahb.org
(202) 266-8493

NAHB has partnered with McAllister & Quinn, a firm that researches and tracks workforce development funding opportunities, to help state and local home builders’ associations (HBAs) with a 501(c)(3) in place to secure financial support for workforce development programs.

Upcoming Events

Federal Grant Writing 101: Best Practices in Writing Webinar
April 23, 2024, 2 p.m. ET

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This session will review some best practices in federal grant writing, including terminology, telling a compelling story and writing to the review criteria.

DOL: Youthbuild Grant Webinar (Advanced Learning Opportunity)
April 30, 2024, 2 p.m. ET

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This session will take a deeper dive into the Youthbuild Grant project design, what makes a competitive proposal and some advice before you write from a Youthbuild grantee and grant writer.

2025 Federal Grants Preview Workshop (in person meeting)
June 11, 2024, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ET
McAllister & Quinn
1625 Eye St. NW in Suite 750, Washington, D.C.

In conjunction with NAHB’s Spring Leadership Meetings in Washington, D.C., McAllister & Quinn will offer lunch and an in-person grants workshop. Attendees are eligible to sign up for individual 30-minute consulting slots the day of the workshop from 9-11 a.m. ET and 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. ET.

McAllister & Quinn is a 10-minute walk or 4-min drive from the National Housing Center and close to the McPherson Square (Orange, Blue, and Silver Lines) or Farragut North (Red Line) metro stations.

Registration for the workshop and consultations will open soon.

Webinar Replays and Presentation Slides

Grant Writing 101

This introductory course is available for association staff interested in learning how to prepare for federal grant applications. Access the webinar slides and the required federal agency registrations guide.

Grants with Upcoming Deadlines

This session is for association staff with previous grant writing experience. Access the webinar slides.

Funding Application Resources and Information

To help HBAs apply for federal funding, McAllister & Quinn has provided U.S. two Department of Labor example applications and other related resources.

Additional Workforce Programs Funding Sources

Various organizations are willing to support workforce development efforts. For example, The National Housing Endowment’s Career Connections grant program supports activities that introduce young people to career opportunities in residential skilled trades. In addition, the Home Builders Institute has a list of suggested resources for workforce development funding to get started. If you are preparing for grant submissions, review the grant readiness checklist to help you meet general application requirements.

2024-2025 Funding Opportunities Calendar

View upcoming grant deadlines, funding levels and program details.