SlingShot seeks to seed collaborative efforts by employers and industry, government, workforce and economic development, and education stakeholders within a region to identify and then work to solve employment challenges that slow California’s economic engine — with regionally-selected solutions to regionally-defined problems.Click here for a broader overview.

The 5 Dimensions of Slingshot:

• We can make the greatest impact on major jobs and employment issues at the regional level.
• We must turn the tide on income mobility in California.
• We need to tackle big issues.
• We need to measure what we undertake.
• We must create the space to take risks

SlingShot: At a Glance

Current Announcements:

Current Announcements:

The California Workforce Development Board is pleased to announce the release of the Regional Plan Implementation/Slingshot 3.0 Initiative.

Project Cover Page
Exhibit D Project Narrative
Exhibit E Funding Expenditure Plan
Exhibit F Budget Summary
Exhibit F2 Budget Narrative
Exhibit G Supplemental Budget
Exhibit I Work Plan
Exhibit J Partner Roles and Responsibilities

Important RFA Dates:

  • RFA Posted: October 14, 2019
  • Application Workshop: October 22, 2019 – 9 – 10:00 AM
  • Q&A posted weekly throughout the grant period:
  • Applications DUE: November 25, 2019
  • Awards Announced: February 2020