Apply Now – Choose your Funding Opportunity 

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.

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Funding Opportunities

Status
Funding Name
Funding Type
Details

Open
Contract Funds - Apply Now!
Core Funds
Performance-based reimbursement for the cost of training, funded by the Employment Training Tax.

Open
Agriculture Initiative - Apply Now!
Core Funds
Supports job skills training for employers and workers in Agriculture and related sectors.

Open
Apprenticeship Program - Apply Now!
Core Funds
Supports efforts to expand apprenticeship workers.

Closed
Paid Family Leave Small Business 3 (PFL SB 3)
Grants
Supports small businesses impacted by the Paid Family Leave (PFL) Program.

Closed
Workforce Literacy Pilot Program
Alternative
Funds
Supports the expansion of workforce literacy training in California.

Closed
Healthcare Workforce Advancement Fund Program (HWAF)
Alternative
Funds
Supports workers in healthcare and human services settings.

Closed
Social Entrepreneurs for Economic Development 2 (SEED 2) Grant
Grants
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.


More Info for Contract & Alt Funds

Grants

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.




More Info for Grants