Congratulations to North Carolina A&T State University for receiving a $7.5 million contract from the U.S. Department of Labor for the LEAD-IT Project – Leadership, Empowerment, Apprenticeship, and Diversity in Information Technology. Along with partners IBM Corporation, SHARE Association, IT-oLogy, Mobile Collaborative Education Consulting, Vets in Tech, Indiana University – Minority Serving Institution STEM Initiative, Mentor Services and Capital Area Workforce Development Board, NC A&T will develop a national opportunity network of employers and training providers to increase the numbers of underrepresented minorities, people with disabilities, and women entering IT apprenticeships and the IT workforce.
The full press release from NC A&T is available here: Cross Campus Collaboration Nets N.C. A&T $7.5 Million Contract with U.S. Dept. of Labor .
GrantProse is honored to have worked with NC A&T faculty and partners to prepare the proposal for this important work.