Social Entrepreneurs for Economic Development 2 (SEED 2) Grant

Status:  In Contract

Opportunity Type: Grant

Contract Term: June 1, 2022 – May 31, 2024

The Employment Training Panel (ETP), California Workforce Development Board, and the Labor and Workforce Development Agency are proud to announce the expansion of the SEED 2 Grant for Fiscal Year 21/22. The purpose of SEED 2 is to support the entrepreneurship of immigrants and Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals who face significant employment barriers. The SEED 2 grant will provide micro-grants, entrepreneurial training, and technical assistance to SEED target populations to support them in starting or maintaining a small business in California aimed at addressing a social problem or meeting a community need.

Awardee Announcements:
ETP received a total of 57 proposals; 50 proposals for grants under the SEED Entrepreneurship Program, and 7 proposals for grants under the SEED Demonstration Project: Proposed Awardees

If you are interested in this exciting funding opportunity, and would like further information, please review the documents linked on this page. Any additional Grant related questions can be sent to ETP using the submissions form on the ETP Grants homepage.

Important Dates

Quarterly Progress Report Due Dates:

– June 15, 2023
– September 15, 2023
– December 15, 2023
– March 15, 2024
– June 20, 2024 – Final Report

*Note All dates after the final proposal submission deadline are approximate and may be adjusted as conditions dictate, without addendum.