Employers: Sign up is open for Skilled Trades Training Fund Information Sessions

Posted in News on August 03, 2017

In 2016, 34 Ottawa County employers received over $1.37 million to upgrade the skills of new and existing employees through Skilled Trades Training Fund grants. Attend an information session to see how your company can secure these funds to train your employees. 

The Skilled Trades Training Funds (STTF) program provides competitive awards for training that leads to increased employee productivity and retention. 

The grant process is competitive and funds are allocated quickly, so a complete and accurate application is critical. Several STTF informaiton sessions are scheduled throughout the region to help you submit successful applications. 

Sessions will cover: 
  • Program elements
  • Employer participation 
  • Eligibility
  • Allowable training
  • Reporting and metrics
  • Criteria for funding approval
To register for one of the following sessions, click here
 
Allegan

Tuesday, Aug 29
West Michigan Works!

7:30-8:45am
3255 122nd Ave, Allegan
Grand Haven Tuesday, Aug 29
Loutit District Library
10:00am-11:15am
407 Columbus Ave, Grand Haven
Grand Rapids Wednesday, Aug 30
West Michigan Works!
8:30am-9:45am
215 Straight Ave NW, Grand Rapids
Muskegon Thursday, Aug 31
West Michigan Works!
8:00am-9:15am
316 Morris Ave, Muskegon
Grand Rapids Thursday, Aug 31
West Michigan Works!
8:30am-9:45am
215 Straight Ave NW, Grand Rapids
Holland  Thursday, Aug 31
MSU Bioeconomy Institute
3:00-4:15pm
242 Howard Ave, Holland

Special thanks to West Michigan Works! for their valued services and partnership in offering this program to support upskilling employees for area employers.