Training Grants Available!

Southwest Corner Advanced Manufacturing Industry Partnership

Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board

A Regional Employer Partnership for the Advanced Manufacturing Sector

Underwritten by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

Dear Industry Partners,

I am pleased to inform you that the Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board has funds available to help support the cost of your company’s incumbent worker training needs.

Your company can receive up to a 65% cost reimbursement for training your existing workforce.

The Southwest Corner Advanced Manufacturing Industry Partnership (IP) will begin this year’s activities by scheduling a series of group meetings with local manufacturing companies. The purpose of the meetings is to assess the training needs of our current IP members and invite other local manufacturing companies to join the IP. Based on outcomes of our meeting the IP will prepare a training plan to submit for state approval. Only training pre-approved by the state will be eligible for reimbursement.

Please plan to attend one of the following IP meetings to discuss your company’s training needs and eligibility requirements of the grant:

  • Tuesday, September 20th at 8:30 AM – Greene County , Hampton Inn and Suites, 227 Greene Plaza, Waynesburg, PA 15370
  • Wednesday, September 21st at 8:30 AM – Mon Valley, PA Career Link Office, 570 Galiffa Drive, Donora, PA 15033
  • Friday, September 30th at 8:30 AM – Beaver County, PA CareerLink Office, Beaver Valley Mall, Route 18, Beaver, PA 15061
  • Tuesday, October 11th at 8:30 AM – Washington County PA Careerlink Office, 90 West Chestnut Street, Washington, PA 15301

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board is the lead applicant of the grant award from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry The grant was requested on behalf of the region’s manufacturing industry.

Your company’s participation sends a strong message to the PA Department of Labor & Industry that these programs are important to employers.  We will ensure that your time will be utilized wisely!

Please email your meeting RSVP to Ami Gatts at: agatts@washingtongreene.org or

John Tkach at: jtkach@kdpworks.org or by calling 412-849-5204.

Thanks,

Ami Gatts

SWC AM IP

Director

Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board

724-229-5083

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