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SC Works Greater Upstate Accepting Applications for Incumbent Worker Training Grants

IWT grant funds will be available for the businesses located in Cherokee, Greenville, Spartanburg and Union counties.

The IWT grants are being issued for employers to upgrade the skills of their current employees. IWT grants provide opportunities for training in programs ranging from computer skills to manufacturing skills specific to industries.

Applications received by the deadline will be reviewed by committees of the local Workforce Development Board to determine awards to businesses.

Business located in Cherokee, Spartanburg, and Union counties should refer to www.upstateworkforceboard.org to access the Incumbent Worker training application, checklist and guidelines. Business located in Greenville should refer to http://www.greenvillewib.com/default.asp to access application, checklist and guidelines.

Businesses located in Cherokee, Spartanburg or Union, should deliver application, initial IWT trainee form, and self-attestation form in person to SC Works Upstate, 220 E. Kennedy St., Spartanburg, SC 29302, ATTN: Ms. Johnnie-Lynn Crosby, Regional Director of Business Solutions. If delivering by postal mail, please send to SC Works Upstate, P. O. Box 3253, Spartanburg, SC 29304, ATTN: Ms. Johnnie-Lynn Crosby, Regional Director of Business Solutions.

Businesses located in Greenville County should deliver application, initial IWT trainee form, and self-attestation form in person or by postal mail to SC Works Greenville, 225 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Suite E1, Greenville, SC 29607, ATTN: Ms. Johnnie-Lynn Crosby, Regional Director of Business Solutions.

Application Deadline Date: 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 27, 2017.

No late applications, regardless of postmark, will be considered.)

Funding notifications will be issued by Monday, December 11, 2017, and signing sessions will be scheduled the same week. For questions, please contact Ms. Johnnie-Lynn Crosby, SC Works Regional Director of Business Solutions, at [email protected] or 864.764.1983, TTY 711.

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