Midlands Workforce Development Board

100 Executive Center Drive, Suite 218

Columbia, SC  29210

803-744-1670  711 (TTY)

An equal opportunity employer/program. 

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.​

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS

DIGITAL LITERACY DEMO GRANT

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS

MARCH 1, 2019

The MWDB has approved funding to conduct a digital literacy demo grant. The demo grant is to be used to support or establish digital literacy programs that will work to close the digital skills gap across the full Midlands area (Richland, Lexington and Fairfield Counties).

WIOA defines digital literacy as “the skills associated with using technology to enable users to find, evaluate, organize, create and communicate information.” 

 

Each program funded by this grant must work to increase participants digital literacy skills through a curriculum that includes soft skills and employment preparation activities. Examples of employment preparation activities that involve digital literacy skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Using a search engine to find jobs and information on career pathways

  • Developing a resume and cover letter using word processing software

  • Completing and submitting online applications

Digital Literacy RFP

Digital Literacy Competencies Worksheet

Digital Literacy Q&A

Budget Planning Worksheet