Grow Your Workforce & Talent Pool Through Workforce-Specific Grants
20 Feb 2023
Talent recruitment and workforce development is top of mind for economic developers looking to meet the needs of growing companies, while ensuring their community can support additional business growth and attraction. Those who are fortunate to have strong partnerships with local community colleges may find that programs are already in place to facilitate low or no-cost workforce development programs. Still augmenting those programs with help from federal grants is a wise strategy when building a talent pipeline.
Read the complete article from Golden Shovel Agency here.
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Department of Economic Development Publishes 2023 Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund (NAHTF) Application GuidelinesFeb 9 2023
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