TRAINING GRANTS

& RESOURCES

OPPORTUNITIES FOR WORKFORCE SKILL GROWTH

Through our relationships across the State of Minnesota, Greater Fergus Falls is pleased to partner with numerous providers in effort to facilitate workforce improvement and expansion. Greater Fergus Falls has the relationships and expertise to help connect area businesses with appropriate solutions to facilitate acquisition of skills and training to improve your employees operational efficiency.

For assistance with the 2021-2022 Dual Training Grant (DTG) application, please email us, or call us at 218-321-2079.

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TRAINING GRANTS

+MN JOB SKILLS PARTNERSHIP

MN JOB SKILLS PARTNERSHIP
Provides up to $400,000 for customized training in partnership with educational institutions to develop new-job or retraining for existing employees in all industries.

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+JOB TRAINING INCENTIVE PROGRAM

JOB TRAINING INCENTIVE PROGRAM

Provides grants up to $200,000 to businesses to utilize for trainee (new employee) wages for on-the-job training, curriculum development, training instructors, materials, supplies, equipment and more (all industries).

 

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+MN DUAL-TRAINING PIPELINE

MN DUAL-TRAINING PIPELINE

Up to $6,000 reimbursement for employees to pursue industry recognized certifications or degrees, combined with on-the-job training (manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare, and information technology industries).

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+MN APPRENTICESHIP INITIATIVE

MN APPRENTICESHIP INITIATIVE
Employers can receive up to $5,000 per employee to develop apprenticeship programs.  Grant will reimburse to cover supplies, materials, training and mentor wages (manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare, information technology, and transportation industries).

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+SciTECHSPERIENCE INTERNSHIP GRANT

Sci-TECHSPERIENCE INTERNSHIP GRANT

Up to $2,500 (1:1 match required) for internship wages for college students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and math.  

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RESOURCES

MN JOB DATA

 

The Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development does a weekly analysis of job postings in Minnesota. Learn more

TOP 30 JOBS 

This free online tool includes an updated list of the top 30 jobs, including description, wage information and openings. Learn more.

STATISTICS

Monthly employer surveys provide monthly snapshots of job gains and losses by industry sectors. 

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UNDECIDED?

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