Applications sought for Fast Forward grants

The Department of Workforce Development (DWD)–Office of Skills Development will be releasing grant program announcements under Governor Walker’s Wisconsin Fast Forward initiative for both small business occupations and construction trades and related occupations, according to a release.

Worker Training Grants will be considered for small business occupations and construction trades and related occupations. Applications will be accepted until June 30 at 3 p.m.

Grantees may be awarded up to $400,000 to upskill construction trades and related occupations and up to $50,000 to upskill workers in small business settings.