What’s different? As of May 1, the reimbursement amount per new employee jumped from $2,500 to $5,000. The cap per employer also doubled – from $25,000 to $50,000.
Where does training take place? In-house or from an external provider.
What types of businesses are covered by the Employer Training Grant? Six industries are featured:
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Building and Construction
- Health Sciences
- Information Technology and Business Services
- Transportation and Logistics
Since its inception to 2017, nearly 600 applications have been received. More than $5.2 million in training funds have been obligated.