Economic Development

Funding for Job Training

Iowa Western can provide funding and training assistance for manufacturers, processing, warehousing, wholesaling and research and development businesses.

260F Iowa Jobs Training Program

The Iowa Jobs Training Program (260F) provides funding for training existing employees. This funding will help you stay competitive within your industry by providing your workers with training that will maximize their skills and productivity.  Iowa Western can help develop a training plan for your business.   There is an application process in which Iowa Western applies to the state for funding on behalf of an area company. A maximum award is $50,000 provided the company offers a minimum 40% cash match. This is a forgivable loan to the company for training; training must be completed in order to have the loan forgiven.

260E Iowa Industrial New Jobs Training Program

The Iowa Industrial New Jobs Training Program (260E) was developed to assist new or expanding companies meet the wide variety of training and employee development. Funding is generated by the sale of certificates (bonds) allowing companies an opportunity to provide training at no cost to the company. We can help develop a training plan that is right for your company.

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