Wyoming Workforce Development Training Fund Grant Programs

From Higher Wages and More Work: Impact Evaluation of a State-Funded Incumbent Worker Training Program


Grants for Existing Positions

Grants of up to $2,000 per program participant with a 40% business match are available.

Grants for New Positions

Positions created in the last 180 days that led to a net increase in the number of employees. Grants of up to $4,000 per program participant are available. Grants for new positions were to assist Wyoming businesses in two ways:

Pre-Hiring Economic Development Grants

These are designed to train skilled workers in a particular industry. These are achieved through a partnership of four entities: a training entity, a business or group of businesses, an economic development entity, and the local Workforce Center. Pre-obligation grants set aside funding for large expansion or relocation projects. Pre-Hire Economic Development Grants are processed manually and are not discussed in this analysis.


Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. (2015). Workforce Development Training Fund Business Training Grants. Retrieved February 1, 2016, from http://wyomingworkforce.org/businesses/wdtf/

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January 2016, Vol. 53 No. 1

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