Waukesha County

RESOURCES

We partner with various entities across our local area, regionally and statewide, who engage in workforce activities to collectively bridge the gap between people exploring careers or looking for work and businesses in need of attracting, training or retaining talent. Our mission is to impact and provide opportunities to job seekers and businesses.

Additional resources you may find helpful are listed below. 


WORKFORCE FUNDING 
WORK OPPORTUNITY TAX CREDIT
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal income tax credit that provides an incentive for private for-profit employers to hire individuals of certain target groups, which have traditionally faced significant barriers to employment.

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FEDERAL BONDING
The Federal Bonding (FB) PROGRAM provides Fidelity Bonds to anyone who is not eligible for commercial bonding, at no cost to the employers or employees. 

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WISCONSIN FAST FORWARD
The Wisconsin Fast Forward (WFF) is a worker training grant program that helps address the crucial need for skilled workers in Wisconsin by making funds available for demand-driven workforce training. Grant funds support short-term and medium-term employer-led worker training projects that:
  • Encourage increased collaboration between Wisconsin businesses and workforce training partnersFill current and ongoing skill requirements of Wisconsin employers
  • Fill current and ongoing skill requirements of Wisconsin employers

  • Place workers in long-term positions with opportunities for professional growth and economic advancement.
Wisconsin employers and workforce partners are encouraged to submit grant applications for innovative, collaborative and customized training projects in accordance with online Application Information and details found in each of the GPAs posted.

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WORKFORCE ADVANCEMENT TRAINING GRANTS 
The Wisconsin Technical College System offers Workforce Advancement Training (WAT) grants to invest in the development of incumbent workers, improve Wisconsin businesses’ productivity and competitiveness, augment the state’s economic base, support career pathways and expand technical college training services to businesses and industry. Grants are awarded to upgrade the skills and productivity of employees of established businesses operating in Wisconsin, with the additional objective of supporting regional workforce and economic development efforts. Training under these grants focus on occupational skills, but can include a combination of occupational, academic and employability topics or courses.
Contact your local technical college to learn if they offer WAT grants. 

MATC  |  MPTC  |  WCTC

Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board is an Equal Opportunity Program Provider.  If you have a disability and need information in an alterernative format, including language assistance or translation, and/or need assistance with this information, please contact us at (262)695-7800 or call through Wisconsin Relay Service 711.