Funding Priorities & Limitations
The eight member Employment Training Panel annually establishes funding priorities for the fiscal year, based on the demand of employers for trained workers and changes in the state economy and labor markets.
FY23/24: ETP’s funding priorities for FY23/24 will follow the below Priority Industries; Funding Allocations; Funding Limitations; Projects
The Panel has designated the following industry sectors as “Priority Industry” for purposes of a higher fixed fee reimbursement rate than the standard rate. Priority Industry status does not impact the application process nor does it indicate eligibility or guarantee funding.
Note: “Priority Industry” sector designations may not apply to the entire sector.
- Accommodation and Food Services
- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
- Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
- Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
- Finance and Insurance
- Health Care and Social Assistance
- Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
- Other Services (except Public Administration)
- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
- Transportation and Warehousing
- Wholesale Trade
|Contract Category||Allocations FY 22/23||Allocations FY 23/24|
|Multiple Employer Contracts (MEC)||$23,243,305||$21,597,070|
|Apprenticeship (including non-traditional)||$23,243,305||$21,597,070|
The Panel has placed a funding moratorium on the following industries and occupations for the fiscal year 2023/2024:
Moratorium for Core Funds:
- Adult Entertainment – This includes the design, manufacture, distribution, servicing, management or sale of products or services in the adult entertainment.
- Commission on Retail Trades
- Mortgage Banking – This includes financial and collections institutes.
- Multi-Level Marketing
- Training for Employees of Training Agencies
- Partners & Principals in Professional Firms – This includes legal, architectural, engineering, accounting, and tax advising firms.
- Car Dealerships – Limited to training mechanics Only for Core Funding
- Revision Requests to Increase Funding
Repeat Contractor Limitations:
- Multiple Employer Contractors (MEC):
- All MECs are limited to 1 contract per Fiscal Year
- Single Employers:
Repeat Contractor Rule:
- Contractors must wait until 18 months have passed in their current contract before submitting an application for a second contract.
- If the current/active contract does not meet 75% completion rate, as determined using the potential earned amount, then the second contract will be right-sized accordingly.
New Application Window for Apprenticeships
The application window for Apprenticeship funding for the 2023-24 Fiscal Year opens Monday, May 1, 2023, at 9:00 AM, and closes on Friday, June 9, 2023, at 5:00 PM. Applications received prior to or after this window will not be processed.
Contract Type FY 22/23 Caps* FY 23/24 Caps*
Single Employers (Includes Small Business) $500 K $500 K
Critical Proposals $600 K $750 K
Multiple Employer (MEC) $600 K $750 K
Apprenticeship Proposals $500 K $500 K
* Caps apply per contractor per FY