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May 7, 2014

Staples announces grants to expand workforce training, fill demand for skilled workers in Texas

Parallel Pathways to Success grant program applications due June 26



Accredited high schools, institutions of higher learning, chambers of commerce, economic development entities and other similar organizations located in rural Texas communities are encouraged to apply for a Parallel Pathways grant.

Rural areas are defined as municipalities with a population of less than 50,000 and counties that have a non-metropolitan population of less than 200,000.

The deadline to submit applications is June 26. To learn more and download an application, visit and click on the “Grants & Services” tab. For questions on the application process, contact TDA’s grants office at 512-463-6908 or

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