We offer a variety of flexible funding options to help
companies make skills training more affordable.

Training Incentives

The Kentucky Skills Network offers a variety of flexible funding options to help companies make skills training more affordable.

Grant-in-Aid - The Grant-in-Aid program provides funding for worker training at Kentucky’s new and expanding companies and for skills and occupational upgrade training for workers of Kentucky’s existing companies. Qualified companies include manufacturers, service and technology companies, public hospitals and training consortia.

KCTCS-TRAINS - Through KCTCS-TRAINS, companies receive funding to assist with the cost of KCTCS provided workforce training and assessment services to current, as well as, potential employees.

On-the-Job Training Grants – For businesses that hire unemployed and underemployed individuals, an OJT grant can provided a portioned reimbursement of employee’s wages during the initial onboarding period.

Skills Training Investment Credit - The Skills Training Investment Credit program offers state tax credits for approved training programs for existing employees of companies within the manufacturing; agricultural processing; telecommunications; R&D; health care; mining; tourism, tool & die; machine technology and transportation sectors.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit - The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is a Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring veterans and other targeted populations who often face barriers to employment. The amount of the tax credit ranges from $1,200 to $9,600 per individual hired.

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The Kentucky Skills Network helps you provide training opportunities to advance your employees on their career path through customized training programs designed specifically for your company needs.
Having great employees is only part of your challenge. The Kentucky Skills Network helps you provide training opportunities to advance your employees on their career path through customized training programs designed specifically for your company needs.
In 2014, our stable of services provided training for 4,100 companies and 84,000 Kentuckians in a variety of industry sectors, including manufacturing, healthcare, information technology, energy, distribution, and research and development.
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