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Rutgers University
Workforce Development
Unit
Grant Funded Training


Our office facilitates DOL sponsored grant-funded programs that assist companies with employee training opportunities. Skills Partnership training grant funds are available to New Jersey employers to upgrade the skills of their current employees and/or train new employees, keeping highly skilled and high wage jobs in New Jersey. This funding also provides employers with a more valuable and productive staff.

We can help you navigate the grant application process, and once approved, your company will have access to training in hundreds of topics. These courses serve a variety of job titles from clerical and customer service to food service, health care and financial management.

To receive DOL workforce training grant funding, your company must be NJ-based and free of any state tax liabilities. The qualification process takes about 5 minutes and requires very basic company information such as name, address and FEIN number.

Better Businesses Begin with Well-Trained Employees:

Watch this 1-minute video to learn more about what the Rutgers Workforce Development Unit can do for you!


How We Can Help You Train Your Employees

The Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education (OCPE) will:

  • Help you determine your eligibility
  • Guide you through the DOL's application process
  • Develop a convenient training schedule for your staff
  • Provide instructional resources
  • Bring trainings to your facility
  • Create customized courses & certificate programs as needed

Video Testimonials: Grant Recipients Share How Our Customized Training Has Helped Them

Grant-Funded Employee Training Testimonial - Two River Community Bank

Nicole Nielsen
VP, Human Resources Director
Two River Community Bank

Grant-Funded Employee Training Testimonial - Girl Scouts Heart of NJ

Christina Kelder
Human Resources Generalist
Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey

Grant-Funded Employee Training Testimonial - ShopRite of Hunterdon County

Paula Boss
Director, Training & Development
ShopRite of Hunterdon County

If you are interested in learning more about training grant opportunities, request more information online or call us at (848) 932-7701 to get started. We would be thrilled to hear from you!


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