Grants Programs


Three Partnership Grants Programs: Labor-Management Workforce Development Grants; Quality of Work Life Grants; and Safety & Health Grants Program


Labor-Management Workforce Development Grants offer NYS agencies/facilities and CSEA locals who face unique workforce and organizational development challenges to apply for grants of up to $30,000. These grants can be used to address issues in the workplace caused by:


  • agency reorganization
  • new technology
  • changing customer needs
  • new legal or regulatory requirements
  • specialized employee job skill training

For directions on how to apply for a grant, view the Labor-Management Workforce Development Grants Program 2017-2021 Guidelines [pdf].


Get the word out with the Labor-Management Workforce Development Grants Program Promotional Flyer [pdf].


Find answers to your Frequently Asked Questions about the Labor-Management Workforce Development Grants Program.


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Quality of Work Life Grants provide resources for labor-management leaders to improve employee satisfaction and service delivery. Local labor-management committees may jointly apply for grants in the following categories:


  • Break/Lunch Room Improvement
  • Employee Recognition
  • Wellness and Health Education
  • Working Conditions

For directions on how to apply for a grant, view the Quality of Work Life Grants Program 2017-2021 Guidelines [pdf], or contact your Partnership field staff.

Get the word out with the Quality of Work Life Grants Program Promotional Flyer [pdf].


Find answers to your Frequently Asked Questions about the Quality of Work Life Grants Program.


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Safety and Health Grants offer NYS and CSEA labor-management representatives who face unique safety and health needs to apply for grants of up to $50,000. These grants can be used by statewide or local safety and health labor-management committees to:


  • increase the effectiveness of their safety and health committees
  • improve workplace safety and health programs
  • reduce employee injuries and illnesses
  • enhance organizational safety and health knowledge

For directions on how to apply for a grant, view the Safety and Health Grants Program 2017-2021 Guidelines [pdf].


Get the word out with the Safety and Health Grants Program Promotional Flyer [pdf].


Find answers to your Frequently Asked Questions about the Safety and Health Grants Program.


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Updated: September 18, 2017