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RETAINING services

Grant PROGRAM Announcements (GPA) - FY23-24

We are accepting FY2023-2024 Incumbent Worker Training Grants applications. Please note the training timeframes and deadline of applications below.


How it Works!

  • Participating businesses must have a facility located in Wisconsin.

  • Employers select the training to be provided to their employees.

  • Trainings may range from 1 day to 16 weeks.

  • Employers complete and submit an application, a detailed training description, training invoice, trainee form(s) and job description(s) for each employee going to the training. Please note that the training program cannot have started and must be a new training program that will start between the time periods listed below.

  • After the employees successfully complete the training, the employer may be reimbursed between 25% and 75% of costs of training their workers dependent upon training outcomes. Training costs cannot include travel, equipment, training supplies or materials such as books, manuals, etc. 


Businesses interested in this grant opportunity may apply for the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 funding cycle to offer training programs that will be delivered to their workforce between the following periods:


  • Fall 2023: Training programs may range from 1 day to 16 weeks and be held between October 1, 2023 and June 14, 2024.

  • Spring 2024: Training programs may range from 1 day to 16 weeks and be held between January 1, 2024 and June 14, 2024.


Review the full GPA below and submit all required forms below. Incomplete or application missing supporting documents will not be accepted. 

Benefits of Upskilling​


  1. Increase employee retention

  2. Fill skill gaps within your company

  3. Avoid the costs of hiring new staff

  4. Create and encourage a culture of learning

  5. Gain a competitive advantage

  6. Attract new talent

  7. Enhance employee motivation, satisfaction, and productivity

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