Employer Training Grants

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We provide services to assist Hoosier businesses in attracting and retaining top talent. Also, businesses with an ETG Level Up Agreement can access all the tools needed for managing your business participation in the Employer Training reimbursement.(If you are a business with any current or previously submitted Employer Training Grant information, click on “My Services” at the top of the page) Local business services representatives are standing by to serve you! Indiana’s no cost, Next Level, business services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Improving local connectivity through direct business engagement by:
    • Accessing untapped labor pools
    • Strategic planning & economic development
    • Layoff Aversion
    • Rapid Response / Business downsizing assistance
  • Developing Department of Labor (DOL) Registered Apprenticeships; Certified State Earn and Learn (SEAL) programs; and other Work-Based Learning as applicable
  • Providing comprehensive, demand driven data analytics in your area
  • Providing customizable statewide awareness & connectivity campaign including social media; webinars; virtual job fairs; and website outreach
  • Promoting job openings nationally via the National Labor Exchange and our statewide job board
  • Aligning the Next Level Jobs: Employer Training Grant to build and retain your workforce (Reimbursement)** (Additional information continues below) **Based on annual funding availability

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Paid to Businesses (as of 7/24/22)

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Businesses Served (as of 7/24/22)

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Trainees (as of 7/24/22)

Pie chart depicting the distribution of grantees by company size. Companies with 50 or less employees make up 46.60%, companies with 51-200 employees make up 25.248%, and compnaies with 201+ employees make up 28.15% of the grantees.

The Employer Training Grant reimburses employers who train, hire, and retain new or incumbent workers to fill in-demand positions within recognized job fields. The grant will reimburse employers up to $5,000 per employee who is trained, hired, and retained for six months, up to $50,000 per employer.

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Next Level Jobs icons for the 6 Employer Training Grant sectors; Advanced Manufacturing, Buidling and Construction, Health & Life Sceicnes, IT & Business Services, Transportation & Logistics, and Agriculture
Next Level Jobs has allowed our company to add staff in a faster timeline due to the extra funds available for training. We could not be more pleased with the results and the support of the State of Indiana. The skilled trades are facing a labor shortage crisis. I am proud to know that my State beleives in helping put Hoosiers into high paying, high demand jobs. Laura Ciriello-Benedict, President of William J. Ciriello Plumbing