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Grant Opportunities

Training Grants

Assisting local companies with the identification of available grant funding sources to meet training needs is a high priority at the Kalamazoo Valley Groves Center. It is our goal to keep businesses informed of state and local funding opportunities. You will want to visit this page often for funding opportunity updates!

To that end, below you will find two training grant programs that are being offered by the state of Michigan to eligible employers.

Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF)
The Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) Program provides competitive awards for employer responsive training that enhances talent, productivity and employment retention, while increasing the quality of competitiveness of Michigan's businesses. These training dollars help to ensure that Michigan's employers have access to the talent they need to compete and grow; and individuals have the skills they need for in-demand jobs. Read more about this training grant opportunity..

Michigan New Jobs Training Program (MNJTP)
Companies creating new jobs in Michigan may qualify for financial assistance to provide customized training for their new employees. Read more about this training grant opportunity.

For more information about the Skilled Trades Training Fund or Michigan New Jobs Training Program, please contact:

Kate Miller
Program Manager Corporate Training
Kalamazoo Valley Groves Center