As of July 21st, SCWOS is back online. Claimants, please remember that you are required to complete at least two job searches while logged into your SCWOS account in order to remain eligible for benefits, and remember, you can check your claim status tracker by clicking “Go To My Home Page” when you login to the MyBenefits portal.


September is Workforce Development Month! Click here to find job fairs in your local area and so much more!

Funding Opportunity Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who is eligible to apply for a grant?

A: Eligible applicants vary from grant to grant; however, grants are typically open to community based organizations, outside agencies, local workforce development areas, and other applicable entities. We currently do not provide any direct funding to individuals.

Q: How can my organization apply for a competitive grant?

A: Please review the Notice of Funding Opportunity for the competitive grant you are interested in applying for; each Notice of Funding Opportunity will contain instructions on how to apply. This process may vary from opportunity to opportunity.

Q: How will my organization know if we have been awarded a competitive grant?

A: Successful applicants will be notified if they have been awarded a grant. Applicants who have not been awarded funding will be additionally be notified of the decision of the State Workforce Development Board.

Q: Will the list of grantees be posted for each competitive grant?

A: Yes. A press release is issued for each competitive grant once awarded detailing which entities have received funding. Press releases can be found here.

Q: My organization did not receive funding. Can we appeal?

A: All decisions made by the State Workforce Development Board regarding competitive grant opportunities are final and not subject to appeal. Applicants may, however, request copies of their application’s scores and comments.

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