Grant funding to help eligible businesses effectively train and retain employees by providing skills upgrades and process improvement. For more information, contact Linda Lamp at Southwestern Workforce Development Board, or 828.339.2207

Wage reimbursements for eligible job candidates we conduct customized candidate skills assessments, analyze your job’s skill requirements, develop a skills gap analysis and collaboratively develop individual training plans. You train your new hires your way. You may be reimbursed for up to 50% or more of the new hire’s wages for up to 6 months.