HRTP Low Carbon Economy Workforce Program Request for Applications

The California Workforce Development Board is pleased to announce the availability of up to $20 million for the High Road Training Partnerships (HRTP) initiative at this time through a closed Request for Applications process. This RFA is available to invite-only applicants at this time.

***Application Deadline has been extended to August 31, 2020***

RFA No. 55983
Form 1: Narrative
Form 2: Matrix
Forms 3 – 14: Application Workbook 

Important Dates

Application Webinar Workshops  
Workshop 1: High Road Overview Friday, July 24, 2020, 10:30AM – 12:00PM
Workshop 2: GGRF & CCI Requirements Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 1:00PM – 3:00PM
Workshop 3: Technical Application Workshop Thursday, July 30, 2020, 1:00PM – 3:00PM

Q&A Postings
Send questions to with “HRTP CCI Q&A” in the subject line.


Q&A as of 8/14/2020
Questions and Answers from the 7/30/20 Technical Application Workshop will be posted the week of August 3-7
Applications DUE August 31, 2020, 3:00PM Pacific
Award Announcement October 2020*
Program Start Date                        January 1, 2021*

*Note – All dates after the final proposal submission deadline are approximate and may be adjusted as conditions dictate.

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The High Road Training Partnership’s Low Carbon Economy Workforce Program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment — particularly in disadvantaged communities.