Dual Training Grant Application Now Open

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11 Mar 2022

Workforce, News

Dual Training Grant is now open

Employers in advanced manufacturing, agriculture, health care services and IT can apply for up to $150,000 to pay for up to $6,000 per employee to cover the cost of the employee/ trainees tuition, books and related fees.  The application is open now through April 12th and the link to all the materials is available here

Grant applications are available each spring for approximately $2 Million in Dual Training Grant funds. If you are interested in applying for this grant, please plan accordingly for an upcoming grant round.

Application Steps

  • Step 1: Have or will have a dual-training program in at least one MN Dual-Training Pipeline occupation during the upcoming year. OHE highly encourages potential applicants to contact MN Dual-Training Pipeline staff for assistance in establishing, reviewing, and updating dual-training programs
  • Step 2: Establish a partnership with one or more qualified related instruction training provider(s) through a competitive selection process. Additional training providers cannot be added after the application deadline.
  • Step 3: Carefully read the Request for Application
  • Step 4: Complete the application (online)
  • Step 5: Complete all application documents (Word and PDF formats)
  • Step 6: Verify that all materials have been submitted by the deadline

2022 Application Timeline

  • Tuesday, March 8th: Application Open
  • Tuesday, April 12th: Application Deadline
  • Friday, May 20th: Award Notices to Applicants
    • June 1st or June 9th: Grant Orientation
    • July: Grant Contract Setup
    • August: Begin Dual-Training Program

2022 Request for Application

Part I - Application

Part 2 - Application Documents

Part 3 - Applicable Application Documents

Additional Resources

Technical Assistance

Technical assistance is available for interpreting instructions or preparing application by emailing jacquelynn.mol.sletten@state.mn.us. OHE will post responses, here, to frequently asked technical questions. Technical questions must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m. central time, on April 1, 2022.