Workforce Development Training
Industry Sector Grants

The Workforce Development Council has approved another $1 million for industry sector grants designed to engage employers in developing new training solutions that address Idaho’s workforce issues, fill skill gaps and employment shortages. Paid out of the Workforce Development Training Fund (WDTF), the program will provide up to $250,000 per award. The applicant must be a business entity representing a consortium of at least three industry partners with a similar occupational training need.

Prior to submitting the application, the industry consortium must partner with the Idaho Department of Labor’s Regional Business Specialist for assistance in identifying skill gaps and research training options, to develop a targeted occupation labor market analysis that identifies the current and future projected gaps in employment for the industry and to select a training solution to alleviate identified skill gaps. This may be selection of a public/private postsecondary training provider, development of work-based training components or a combination of the two.

Eligibility requirements

Learn more about the minimum eligibility requirments to apply for an industry sector grant.

How to apply

  1. Click the button below to download the Word document.
    Download the industry sector grant application
  2. Save the Word document to your computer.
  3. Click through and fill in the Word document on your computer, and fill in the Excel budget spreadsheet that is linked within the document.
  4. Then email the completed Word document and completed Excel budget spreadsheet to

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