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Skills Enhancement Fund
Skills Enhancement Fund (SEF) - Workforce Training Grant

Eligibility

Eligible Expenses
  • Trainer’s wages
  • Trainees wages (No more than 50% of the award may be used for reimbursing trainee wages)
  • Software licenses for training programs
  • Reasonable travel expenses for employees to attend the training, including conference registration, lodging, airfare, cabs, airport parking, mileage, or rental car expenses may be eligible (no more than 30% of the award may be used for reimbursing employee travel expenses)
  • Training expenses incurred between the Commencement and Expiration Dates listed in the grant agreement


Ineligible Expenses

  • Training expenses incurred prior to the Commencement Date or after the Expiration Date
  • OSHA or other federally mandated training
  • Onboard orientation training as it relates to new hires


Evaluation Criteria

Each project will be evaluated on its individual merits and with a cost-benefit analysis after it has met the basic requirements as follows:

  • Training cost is used to support new capital investment in Indiana
  • Training cost is used to support the retention or creation of full-time, permanent jobs for Indiana residents at the project location
  • Training cost is eligible, supports the purpose of the fund, and meets all requirements as set forth in I.C. 5-28-7

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