Technical Assistance

The CWDC provides assistance to our network partners to advance talent development initiatives in their communities. Explore the sections below for specific opportunities to receive technical assistance from the CWDC. 

Consultative Technical Assistance

The following technical assistance (TA) modules have been created in an effort to streamline training and support offered through the CWDC to our talent development network partners. The intent of the CWDC consultative technical assistance modules is to:

  • Build comprehensive skills and capacity for talent development stakeholders
  • Create networks for ongoing support in adopting and implementing proven talent development strategies
  • Support work across partners and stakeholders 
  • Increase impacts across Colorado’s talent development system

The technical assistance modules currently open for applications are listed below. Please note the application deadlines and apply through the technical assistance portal.

Note: First time visitors to the technical assistance portal will be prompted to create a login. Please use the following steps to get started: 

  • Use work email address as your username 
  • Create a unique password
  • Click ‘apply’ if you are interested in applying for a module. 
     
Winter/Spring 2022 Technical Assistance Modules

The application deadline for the Leaders in Equity Technical Assistance Module has been extended to March 25. Please review the details below and apply through the technical assistance portal.
 

Leaders in Equity

Apply by March 25, 2022

A two day skill and capacity building event for talent development leaders. To impact and change longstanding institutions and systems in which racial inequities reside, leaders need to be armed with the skills and competencies to be more race-explicit, systemic in addressing disparities, and multiculturally competent. This technical assistance module is designed to support workforce development board members, leaders of workforce organizations, and members in the TalentFOUND network in taking the next step in addressing racial inequity. Content will include skill development in having courageous conversations, using data to drive actions, and changing the narrative for racial equity in your work.

Who Should Apply

Workforce development board members, leaders of workforce organizations, and members of the TalentFOUND network are eligible and encouraged to apply.

Timeframe

April 6-7, 2022

  • April 6, 2022 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • April 7, 2022 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Participants will be held accountable in their progress in effecting change by committing to participation in a June 2022 Day of Equity event as a presenter, panelist, or discussion lead.  

Learning Objectives & Deliverables

Learning Objectives

  • Take the next step along your journey as a leader in addressing racial inequity.
  • Develop and implement skills in establishing a data question to drive to action.   
  • Practice using equity terms and tools in your personal, interpersonal, institutional, and system interactions.  
  • Build and apply skills in taking an equity lens in your leadership role every day.
     

Key Deliverables

  • A personal statement for why you do this work
  • An organizational commitment to equity 
  • Strategies for leading equity work every day
  • A data-driven action plan for addressing racial inequity within the systems in which you work


Financial Technical Assistance

There are no funding opportunities currently accepting applications. This page will be updated as new opportunities become available. 

Technical Assistance Portal

Applications for CWDC technical assistance and funding opportunities are managed through our technical assistance (TA) portal.


 Visit the CWDC TA Portal
 

In order to submit an application, you must be logged in to the portal. First-time visitors will be prompted to set up login information. Please use a work email address as your username and create a unique password.