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

Funding Industries

Priority Industries

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.

More information on specific priority NAICS for specific classifications identified within a sector.


Industry sectors:

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
  • Construction
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Health Care and Social Assistance
  • Information
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
  • Other Services (except Public Administration)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Transportation and Warehousing
  • Utilities
  • Wholesale Trade

More information on ETP’s Pilots and Guidelines

Funding Allocations

Contract CategoryAllocations FY 22/23Allocations FY 23/24
Single Employer$34,864,958$32,395,605
Small Business$5,810,826$5,399,268
Critical Proposals$5,810,826$5,399,268
Multiple Employer Contracts (MEC)$23,243,305$21,597,070
Apprenticeship (including non-traditional)$23,243,305$21,597,070

Funding Limitations:

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
  • Gambling
  • 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


Other Limitations

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.

Project Caps

Contract TypeFY 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