Apply For Funds

UPDATE: In direct response to the economic consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak, ETP has made critical modifications to the current fiscal year funding priorities. See Funding Priorities to better ascertain if applicant meets the updated eligibility criteria, prior to following the instruction below on applying for funding.

Please follow the steps below to apply for funding from the Employment Training Panel.

Step 1: Registration

A simple registration is required including, name, company name, and address. Once this is complete you will receive login instructions via e-mail to be able to complete the Orientation. (If you have previously registered using your current email address, there is no need to re-register).

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Step 2: Orientation

Please view ETP’s Orientation, outlining ETP requirements and processes.

For an in-person, phone, or webinar orientation, contact Economic Development Unit; (916) 327-5258; or click here for: Webinar Information.

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Step 3: Preliminary Application

Following completion of the Orientation, you may complete a Preliminary Application used to determine basic eligibility to contract with the Panel.

Start Preliminary Application

Step 4: Regional Office Site Visit

If the Pre-Application is determined eligible, you will be contacted by an ETP Regional Office analyst to schedule a site visit at your facility, during which you will review and discuss contracting requirements and be provided a list of documentation required to complete the development of the ETP contract.

Step 5: Application for Funding

Following the site visit, an ETP analyst will assist you in completing the Application for Funding, and work with you to finalize contract terms and conditions, and prepare the final contract for your training proposal.

Step 6: Panel Approval

All training proposals/applications are reviewed and considered for approval by the Panel at regular monthly meetings. You, or a representative of your company, may be required to attend the Panel meeting for a brief presentation and/or to address questions about your proposal.

Step 7: Funded Training Begins

You will be “officially” notified that you may begin training after the Panel approves your training proposal.

Contract Process

A word document to see the contract process as a flowchart.

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Sign Up for a Live Orientation

ETP's Economic Development Unit (EDU) provides live orientations for potential contractors using the GoToMeeting system. Click below to view more information, available dates and to sign up for an Interactive Orientation.