Throughout the Commonwealth and the nation there are numerous grant and financial aid resources available that can assist individuals and organizations in meeting their goals. The grants and financial aid information below is provided with the intent to help you begin the search, not be an all-inclusive link to resources that may be available.
Grant funds for specialized job training to existing or newly hired employees
The EIP tax credit offers a three-year graduated tax credit to private-for-profit employers that hire Pennsylvania residents who are recipients of cash assistance from the Department of Public Welfare, or who are recent customers of the State Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
Basic skills and information technology training for new employees and new and expanding businesses
The ICAN Fund provides grants to small employers (with 100 employees or less) for reimbursement of costs associated with necessary accommodations to hire, retain and promote workers with disabilities.
The WtW tax credit provides private-for-profit employers tax savings as an incentive to hire job seekers with barriers to employment. WtW targets long-term welfare cash recipients.
The WOTC provides a private-for-profit employer with tax savings as an incentive to hire job seekers with barriers to employment.
A federal program that provides job training to eligible individuals
Integrated and seamless education programs across secondary and post-secondary education; and the expansion of community college services