Primary Sector Workforce Training Grant (WTG) Program
The WTG Program provides grant assistance to primary sector businesses that are creating new jobs and have a need to train the new employees.
The primary sector business could receive a grant up to $5,000 for a full-time job and $2,500 for a part-time job. All necessary and direct costs of providing workforce training for new jobs are an eligible use of the funds. Primary sector businesses are defined as those having 50% or more of their sales outside Montana.
The primary goal of the WTG Program is to increase year-round and permanent job opportunities.
Applications for funding are accepted on an open-cycle basis.
Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund (BSTF) Program
The BSTF Program provides grant to assist companies creating net new jobs with job training costs. Businesses may apply for up to $5,000 per new qualifying employee for eligible costs associated with training, or up to $7,500 per net new employee in a high poverty area.
Applications are accepted on an open-cycle basis.