Published On: Mon, Jan 15th, 2018

Workforce Training Grant Awards Funds Will Be Used to Train Hard-Working Montanans for New Jobs


HELENA, Mont. – Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote today announced grants to expand businesses across Montana through workforce development.

The businesses receiving the grants anticipate creating up to 147 new jobs. Once Commerce receives documentation the jobs have been created and the new employees have been trained, each business will be reimbursed at a rate of $5,000 per full-time job and $2,500 per part-time job for a maximum total of $631,270 awarded this grant cycle.

“A qualified workforce is critical to the success of Montana’s growing economy,” said Haxby-Cote. “These grants provide an incentive for Montana businesses to expand the size and quality of their workforce while adding good-paying jobs in communities across the state.” More

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