Training Displaced Tobacco Workers for Career Paths in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

Organization:
North Carolina Central University
Amount:
$175,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Durham
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to provide continued support for an educational program to train displaced tobacco workers and other unemployed individuals for career paths in the hospitality and tourism industry. The project provides training at the certification and Bachelor of Science levels as well as appropriate levels of training and support for those without high school diplomas. Funds from this grant will be utilized to defray the costs of instruction, tuition, books, transportation, instructional materials and staffing.

Contact:
Dr. Beverly A. Bryant, Ed.D., CHE 1801 Fayetteville Street Durham, North Carolina 27707 919-530-6488
Areas Served:
Durham, Edgecombe, Forsyth, Person, Nash, Warren, Vance, Harnett, Guilford, Stokes, Rockingham, Franklin, Granville

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