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  • Kick Start a Worker Training Program with a Grant from DEED

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    Kick Start a Worker Training Program with a Grant from DEED
    The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) have several different training grants available to help skill, re-skill, or skill-up Minnesota workers. 
    Minnesota Jobs Skills Partnership; Partnership Program
    • A partnership between business and education to develop a training program for new jobs or retrain existing employees
    • Grants awarded to educational institutions with business as partners
    • Participating businesses provide cash or in-kind contributions on at least a one-to-one ratio
    Minnesota Job Skills Partnership; Pathways Program
    • Similar to the Partnership Program to provide training, new jobs and career paths for individuals who are at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines or those making the transition from public assistance into the workforce. 
    Minnesota Job Skills Partnership; Low Income Worker Training Program
    • Designed to help individuals at or below 200% of the federal poverty line receive training to acquire additional skills in order to move up the career ladder to higher paying jobs and economic self-sufficiency. 
    If you have a training need, please contact Paul Moe, Executive Director of the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership to discuss your needs and determine if there is an applicable grant available.  Paul can be reached at 651-259-7522 or via e-mail at paul.moe@state.mn.us
    For more information on these programs or to view the application process, please visit the DEED website at http://mn.gov/deed/business/financing-business/mjsp/training-grants/ .
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