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NeON Workforce Development

NeON Workforce Development provides individuals with the opportunity to acquire knowledge, skills, and attitudes that result in gainful employment or improved work performance. Offered in seven locations citywide, NeON Workforce Development advances important aspects of professional and personal growth to support placement in gainful employment and improve employee retention.



NeON Workforce Development Organizations wanted

We’re looking for organizations to help us cultivate a quality workforce and expand employment opportunities throughout the five boroughs. If you are interested, you can apply for a grant of up to $20,000 to fund a NeON Workforce Development program.

Application period now closed.



NeON Workforce Development 2020 Grant Applications

The New York City Department of Probation (DOP) will accept online applications for the spring 2020. Grant applications can be submitted for programs serving residents of Bed Stuy, Brownsville, East New York, Staten Island and Jamaica. You may apply for up to $20,000 for each program and you may apply to serve more than one neighborhood. The deadline to submit your application is midnight March 30, 2020.

NeON Stakeholders consisting of residents, DOP staff, business, and cultural leaders will review and conduct the final selection. Organizations interested in applying will have the opportunity to meet with stakeholders in advance of the stakeholder selections to discuss their program idea and answer questions to help inform their decision.

  • Bedford Stuyvesant Stakeholder Group Meeting: March 26th, 4:00 pm
    Location: 510 gates Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

  • East New York Stakeholder Group Meeting: March 18th, 6:00 pm
    Location: 876 Schenck Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

  • Brownsville Stakeholder Group Meeting: March 19th, 4:00 pm
    Location: 444 Thomas Boyland Street, Brooklyn, NY

  • Jamaica Stakeholder Group Meeting: March 19th, 4:00 pm
    Location: 162-24 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY

  • Staten Island Stakeholder Group Meeting: March 25th, 4:00 pm
    Location: 340 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY