Workforce Wednesday October 26, 2022: Wisconsin Fast Forward Grants

Workforce Wednesday October 26, 2022: Wisconsin Fast Forward Grants

New KCEDC Feature: Workforce Wednesday

Every Wednesday, KCEDC will share resources and information that will help employers and employees alike.  This will include grant information, training, Kewaunee County job openings and more.

October 26, 2022 Feature: Wisconsin Fast Forward Grants

Standard Wisconsin Fast Forward Grants: Industry Sectors Worker Training Grants

The objective of the Wisconsin Fast Forward (WFF) standard grant program is to award funds to businesses from all Wisconsin industry sectors that reimburse the costs of customized occupational training for unemployed, underemployed, and incumbent workers. The customized, business-driven training will qualify workers for full-time employment, higher level employment, or increased wages.

Open to all industry sectors and companies of any size.

Amount: Approximately $3 million is being made available for this GPA.

Grant Amount: Grant awards range from $5,000 to $400,000 per grantee.

Match: Cash or in-kind match equal to 50% of the amount of the grant award is required.

Visit the Wisconsin Fast Forward Grant program website for grant criteria and application instructions.