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SC Works Upstate Accepting Applications for Worker Training Grants

SC Works Upstate is now accepting applications for Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) Grants.  IWT grant funds will be available for the businesses located in Cherokee, 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. Please only apply for training that begins on or after March 31, 2019.

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

Businesses located in Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union counties should refer to www.upstateworkforceboard.org to access the Incumbent Worker Training application and guidelines.  Applications may be delivered in person to SC Works Cherokee 111-C Tiffany Park Circle Gaffney, SC 29341, SC Works Spartanburg, 220 E Kennedy Street Spartanburg SC 29302, or SC Works Union, 103 W Main Street Union, SC 29379, 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.

Application Deadline Date:  5:00 p.m., Friday March 22, 2019. No late applications, regardless of postmark, will be considered.

Funding notifications will be issued by Tuesday March 26, 2019 and local agreements will be signed on Friday March 29, 2019. 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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