The 2021-22 Fiscal Year State Budget provides new Grant funds for ETP. The list of Grants can be found below, questions & inquiries about these Grants can be submitted through the form at the bottom of this page.
Paid Family Leave Small Business (PFL)
$1 million for Paid Family Leave for Small Businesses.
Paid Family Leave Small Business (PFL) Goals:
- To ease the strain on small businesses with less than 10 employees when one or more employees are out on Paid Family Leave by supplying micro-grants to affected businesses which can be used to hire, train, or retrain other staff to cover the duties of the employee utilizing Paid Family Leave
- To increase outreach to small businesses on the Paid Family Leave program
Social Entrepreneurs for Economic Development (SEED)
$20 million to expand the Social Entrepreneurs for Economic Development program at ETP.
Social Entrepreneurs for Economic Development (SEED) Goals:
- Establish new small businesses and worker-owned cooperatives that meet a community need by supporting the entrepreneurship of immigrants of any status and Limited English Proficient individuals
Summer Training and Employment Program for Students (STEPS)
ETP, the CA Department of Rehabilitation, and the CA Community College Foundation are proud to announce the continuance of the STEPS grant for 2021. The STEPS project provides job preparation training, including job exploration, workplace readiness skills training, and work-based learning experiences, as well as summer work experience (and, if funds allow, part-time work experience during the school year), to students with disabilities.
Please see links below for all grant application materials: