US: Department of Labor: H-1B Ready to Work Partnership grant program

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Policy Status: Current
Language: English
Jurisdiction: National
Country: United States of America
Institution: US Department of Labor
Policy license: CC BY


Policy Title: US: Department of Labor: H-1B Ready to Work Partnership grant program - Go to the policy
Author(s): US Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the availability of approximately $150 million in funds for the H-1B Ready to Work Partnership grant program. DOL expects to fund approximately 20-30 grants with individual grant amounts ranging from $3 million to $10 million. This grant program is designed to provide long-term unemployed workers with individualized counseling, training and supportive and specialized services leading to rapid employment in occupations and industries for which employers use H-1B visas to hire foreign workers.

Total: $150 million

4. Intellectual Property Rights

To ensure that the Federal investment of these funds has as broad an impact as possible and to encourage innovation in the development of new learning materials, as a condition of the receipt of a Ready to Work grant, the grantee will be required to license to the public all work (except for computer software source code, discussed below) created with the support of the grant under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC BY) license. Work that must be licensed under the CC BY includes both new content created with the grant funds and modifications made to pre- existing, grantee-owned content using grant funds. This license allows subsequent users to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt the copyrighted Work and requires such users to attribute the Work in the manner specified by the grantee.

Policy Comments:

Note: this is one of multiple US Department of Labor CC BY open policies. See:

Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant program

US Department of Labor: Career Pathways Innovation Fund Grants Program (not funded):