The Incumbent Worker Training grant is a competitive grant that provides funding to help businesses effectively train and retain employees by providing skills upgrades and process improvement training for existing, full time employees. Grant application is open on a continuous basis as long as funds are available. Maximum Grant award is $25,000.

Qualifying Businesses

• Must be operating in Marion, Polk, Yamhill or Linn Counties.

• Businesses must have been in operation at least one year.

• Businesses must be current on all local, state, and federal tax obligations.

• Must match grant funds; the amount required is based on company size.