Training Grant Opportunities


Let NWTC's Corporate Training & Economic Development team help you meet your workforce training challenges.


What type(s) of workforce training would help meet your business challenges?

Training grants are focused on improving the occupational skills of your employees. Grants are available to the technical college districts, and NWTC can partner with your company (or multiple companies) to submit training grant applications. 

Who can benefit from training grants?

Grants are available for small and large businesses and are designed to be used to upgrade the skills and productivity of employees of established businesses operating in Northeast Wisconsin, with the broader objective of supporting regional workforce and economic development efforts.

What kind of  training can be requested?

Training grants are focused on improving occupational skills.  In addition to very specific job related skills such as: welding, maintenance, CNC machining, and customer relations, training grants can also cover more general topics including: 
  • Lean 
  • Leadership Development 
  • Team Building 
  • Quality Improvement 
  • Strategic Planning 
  • Training Within Industry 
  • Advanced Marketing & Sales 
  • Electro-mechanical 
  • Blueprint Reading 
  • Troubleshooting 
  • Computer Software 
  • And many more…

How do I learn more about training grants for my business?

Simply send an email with the subject of TRAINING GRANT to and answer the following questions in the body of the email:
  1. Name of your company and main contact
  2. Type of business (manufacturer, health, customer service, etc.)
  3. Number of employees or annual revenue amount (required to determine the category of training grant - small or large business)
  4. What are your primary training needs/challenge?
  5. How can this training improve your business?

Companies chosen to partner with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College will not receive training funds unless their competitive grant application is approved by the Wisconsin Technical College System grant committee.