Employer Training Investment Program / Competitive Component
Illinois companies that are retraining/upgrading the skills of their existing workforce may be eligible for ETIP grants. Grants may be awarded to individual companies, as well as to intermediary organizations offering training to meet the common training needs of multiple companies.
Single Company Training Grants
Individual companies undertaking customized on-site training programs may apply for an ETIP grant if they are: expanding the business enterprise in Illinois, expanding into new markets, introducing more efficient technologies/continuous improvement systems, expanding exports from Illinois, and providing additional training to employees who will be threatened with layoff.
Current fiscal year applications are not yet available. Please check back for further details.
Multi-Company Training Grants
The Illinois Department of Commerce and economic Opportunity is soliciting applications from interested and qualified intermediary organizations to implement eligible training programs on behalf of companies participating in the project. The intermediary organization will conduct or sponsor the employee training programs, coordinate all grant administrative and training evaluation reporting functions on behalf of the companies in the project. Multi Company applicants can include all of the following. Illinois based business and industry associations, institutions of secondary and higher education, strategic business partnerships, large manufacturers for supplier network companies and labor organizations.
Multi-Company Training Application and Multi-Company Training Schedules