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Apply for a grant for in-demand job trainings

Individual Training Grants by NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) | Multiple providers

Actively recruiting

Training for a new job

Adults, Young adults, Older adults, Immigrants, Low-income New Yorkers, People with disabilities, Women, NYCHA residents, LGBTQ+ New Yorkers, Public assistance recipients, People with justice involvement

No fixed amount of time, Varies

Last updated on Jan 28, 2021

These grants pay for certain in-demand job trainings by eligible providers.

With Individual Training Grants (ITGs), eligible New Yorkers can get job trainings from a range of providers. ITGs pay for course tuition, registration fees, testing fees, and books. Eligible courses include trainings for jobs in healthcare, technology, transportation, and security service.

Who it's for

To qualify for an ITG, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have an updated resume
  • Be looking for a job or currently employed and making less than $63,928 per year
  • Be ready to work immediately after training
  • Have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and work experience (some occupations require a degree)

Specific trainings may have other requirements.

Schedule

The schedule varies by training and providers.

Next Steps

To apply for an ITG, you must:

Applying for an ITG doesn’t guarantee you’ll get one. The application process is selective. At each step you will receive approval to move forward or a referral to other services. Success is based on your eligibility, needs, skill level, and prospects for successfully completing the program and getting a job in the field.

Visit Workforce1 virtually to find out more and apply.

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