Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Develop a Training Budget and Apply NOW. Several funding resources will help pay for training for existing employees. Please use these resources (easily accessed via phone or email) to create a budget for all your employees’ training needs between now and June 30, 2019.  Funds are limited, and distributed on a first come, first served basis, so please apply now to receive the full amount requested.

 

FOR EMPLOYERS:

 

  • Vermont Training Program funds are administered by the Vermont Agency of Commerce. 50% of training costs are available until depleted (usually end of Feb). Please email john.young@vermont.gov or call 802-355-2725 to request funds for 2018-19. 
     

  • Workforce Education and Training Fund, administered by the Vermont Department of Labor. Some or all training costs for incumbent workers in critical jobs. Please email sally.redpath@vermont.gov or call 802-828-4393 for more information. 
     

FOR INDIVIDUALS: 

 

  • VSAC non-credit, non-degree grants, based on financial need. Up to $2,500 per person. Please visit the VSAC website, or call 802-654-3750 or 800-642-3177.
     

  • Dislocated Workers are eligible for Federal training funds through the Workforce Investment Opportunities Act (WIOA.) Vermont Technical College has been approved as an eligible provider for these funds. Contact the Vermont Department of Labor, (802) 863-7676 to speak with a WIOA Grant Specialist.

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