Wisconsin provides Workforce Training Grants to assist businesses in workforce retention and expansion into new markets and technology. The program provides grant funds to businesses to upgrade or improve the job-related skills of their full-time employees. Grant funds may be approved for eligible training provided to existing and new employees in full-time jobs.
Any business making a firm commitment to locate a new facility in Wisconsin or expand an existing facility within the state and is upgrading a product, process or service that requires training in new technology and industrial skills is eligible for a Training Grant.
WEDC considers a number of factors, including, but not limited to:
The following businesses are ineligible for training grant funds, unless extraordinary circumstances exist, including but not limited to a serious threat of a business leaving the state, significant job creation or retention, or significant capital investment, subject to approval: