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Dual Training Grant Request for Proposal


The grant Request for Proposal process is available each spring for approximately $5 Million in Dual Training Grant funds. If you are interested in submitting a proposal for this grant, please plan accordingly for an upcoming grant round.

Application Steps

Step 1: Carefully read the Request for Proposal!

Step 2: Consult with the Minnesota Dual-Training Pipeline staff for guidance about dual-training programs

Step 3: Establish a partnership with an eligible related instruction training provider through a selection process

Step 4: Have or will have a dual-training program in at least one eligible occupation during the upcoming year

Step 5: Complete and submit all proposal content through a secure online portal

Step 6: Receive notification from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education about award decision

2025 Request for Proposal Timeline

Request for Proposal Opens: Spring of 2025

Proposal Writing Workshop: TBD

Technical Question Deadline: TBD

Request for Proposal Closes: Spring of 2025

Applicants Notified about Awards: TBD

Grantees Publicly Announced: TBD

2024 Grantee Timeline

Grantee Portal Login

Mandatory Grantee Orientation: June 10, 2024 (1:00 to 3:00 p.m.)

  • Orientation Recording available in the Archive

Prepare Grant Documents: June through July 2024

  • Related Instruction Training Agreement
  • Work Plan and Budget
    • Budget Policies and Procedures
  • Dual Trainee Participation Agreement
  • Financial Aid Applications
  • State of Minnesota’s SWIFT System

Sign Grant Contract: August 2024

Optional Dual Trainee Welcome Session: August 8, 2024 (2:00 to 2:45 p.m.)

Begin Dual-Training Program: August 2024



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