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ETP provides funds to California employers through two streams of systems, ETP’s Cal-E-Force (Contract & Alternative Funds) and Cal-E-Grants (Grant Funds). These services are operated separately with their own set of requirements and will need to be applied for individually. ETP encourages eligible employers to apply for all available funding types. More information on the types of funding are provided below.
|Contract Funds - Apply Now!
|Performance-based reimbursement for the cost of training, funded by the Employment Training Tax.
|Agriculture Initiative - Apply Now!
|Supports job skills training for employers and workers in Agriculture and related sectors.
|Paid Family Leave Small Business 3 (PFL SB 3)
|Supports small businesses impacted by the Paid Family Leave (PFL) Program.
|Workforce Literacy Pilot Program
|Supports the expansion of workforce literacy training in California.
|Healthcare Workforce Advancement Fund Program (HWAF)
|Supports workers in healthcare and human services settings.
|Supports efforts to expand apprenticeship workers.
|Social Entrepreneurs for Economic Development 2 (SEED 2) Grant
|Supports the entrepreneurship of immigrants and Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals who face employment barriers.
Contract & Alt Funds
ETP Contract Funds are funded by the Employment Training Tax paid by California employers, and is a performance-based reimbursement for the cost of training. ETP also receives additional one-time Alternative Funds for various programs. When available, these funds can be applied for through the same system as Contract Funds.
ETP receives funding to support a number of Grants that aim to contribute to the development of a healthy California economy. Each Grant has its own set of parameters and timeframes. Eligible users are welcome to apply for multiple grants along with core funding.