Thursday, September 15, 2011

$2M in Training Grants for Florida Exports and Trade

I read an article on Florida's Training Grants that I'd like to share with you: Florida's Exports and Trade industry has just gotten a needed boost! Workforce Florida announced $2 million in training grants to support Florida’s growing export and international trade sectors. According to Dale Brill, FCF president. “Workforce Florida’s investment in the talent supply for the industries of the future will help position Florida to be the No. 1 job-creating state in the nation.”

Quick Response Training grants supports customized training for new and expanding businesses. Businesses receiving the grants decide what training is needed and who will deliver it to their employees. Participating employers must make a matching investment to qualify for QRT funds.

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Florida's training grants are a great way to subsidize the cost of your training. The State will reimburse 50% of the direct cost of training, up to $50,000. Don't you think this is worth the time and effort needed to apply? What do you have to lose? I'm sure you have more to gain!!

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Florida's small business employment rose by 43%

In an article written by reported an increase in the number of jobs created by Florida small business. To read the full article, click on the link: