You are here

DWD Grant Announcement

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Dear District Administrator,

Up to $3 million is now available for innovative high school pupil worker training grant applications through Round 2 of Governor Walker's Wisconsin Fast Forward (WFF) – Blueprint for Prosperity initiative. Potential grant awards range from $5,000 to $150,000 for employer-driven workforce programs to train, certify and hire high school students for work in high-demand fields. The application deadline is February 2, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.

Wisconsin businesses are encouraged to submit applications for employer-driven workforce programs to train, certify and hire high school students for work in high-demand fields in partnership with school districts, educational partners and/or technical colleges.

WFF is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development – Office of Skills Development. To access grant details and new application resources, visit:

www.WisconsinFastForward.com/prosperity/pupil/.