116L.146 Expedited grant process.
(a) The board may authorize grants not to exceed $50,000 each through an expedited grant approval process to:
(1) eligible employers to provide training programs for up to 50 workers; or
(2) a public or private institution of higher education to:
(i) do predevelopment or curriculum development for training programs prior to submission for program funding under section 116L.12;
(ii) convert an existing curriculum for distance learning through interactive television or other communication methods; or
(iii) enable a training program to be offered when it would otherwise be canceled due to an enrollment shortfall of one or two students when the program is offered in a health-related field with a documented worker shortage and is part of a training program not exceeding two years in length.
(b) The board shall develop application procedures and evaluation policies for grants made under this section.
HIST: 1Sp2001 c 9 art 6 s 5
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Revisor of Statutes