Training & Training Grants

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Current grants that Charlotte Works provides

On-the-Job Training (OJT) Grant

A grant that reimburses employers to offset the cost of training new employees into a full-time, permanent position. Reimbursement may be up to 50 percent for a period of up to six months.

UpSkill Charlotte Training Grant

Funds available to employers for training existing workers on skills needed to keep their current position or move into a higher-proficiency, better-paying job within the company.

Working Smart: Soft Skills for Workplace Success

An intensive, week-long training that addresses the biggest pain point of local businesses: employees’ lack of interpersonal skills like time management, communication, and problem solving. Check out the Working Smart page.

Training Providers & Tailored Instruction

Consult with us on approved training providers in the area or the possibility of developing a tailored instruction program to keep your talent pipeline flowing.

Work-Based Learning for Youth & Adults

Provide temporary opportunities that can change lives permanently! Explore the variety of ways to assist career-minded youth or hire an adult Work Experience participant for short-term help at no cost to you.

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