Workforce Development Training Fund

Business Training Grants for Existing Positions can provide up to $2,000 per trainee per fiscal year for established Wyoming businesses with existing employees who need a skill upgrade or retraining in their current occupations. Business Training Grants for New Positions can provide between $1,000 and a maximum of $4,000 per trainee per fiscal year, depending on the employee’s full-time status and wage amount. Grants for New Positions were developed to assist Wyoming businesses in two ways: Wyoming Business Expansion and New Business Recruitment.

The Pre-Hire Economic Development Grant Program is designed to train skilled workers in a particular business, businesses, or industry. Applications are completed through a partnering of four entities that contribute separate needs or services to the program.

The WDTF is administered by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, application forms are available at: www.wyomingworkforce.org.

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Wyoming Workforce Development Council

The WWDC is a 30-member board charged with assisting the Governor in directing Wyoming’s workforce development system, ensuring the system is fundamental in supporting robust regional and state economies and producing a high quality, self-sufficient workforce valued by Wyoming employers. Members represent a range of groups including business and industry, organized labor, state Legislature, education, social service agencies, and others who have a stake in employment and training issues. The WWDC regularly assesses Wyoming’s employment needs, advises the Governor on setting performance goals and priorities to improve the workforce development system and helps leaders to shape workforce development policy at the local level. The WWDC has been empowered by the WIOA and the Governor to promote, fund, and oversee Sector Strategies and Career Pathways and Apprenticeships for the State of Wyoming.

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Wyoming at Work

Wyoming at Work provides a complete set of employment tools for job seekers in Wyoming. Job seekers and employers can access jobs, resumes, education, training, labor market information.

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Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is a state Agency focused on delivering comprehensive and effective services that build a workforce to meet the changing demands of Wyoming’s diverse businesses, citizens and economy – hence, the Agency’s mission – bridging human and economic development for Wyoming’s future.

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Northern Wyoming Community College District

3059 Coffeen Avenue
Sheridan, WY 82801
(P) 307.674.6446
(P) 307.674.6446

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Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) is a multi-campus community college serving Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties. Committed to creating student success and making a difference in the communities it serves, NWCCD serves over 8,000 credit and non-credit students per year.

Sheridan College

3059 Coffeen Avenue
Sheridan, WY 82801
(P) 307.674.6446
(P) 800.913.9139

Gillette College

300 West Sinclair
Gillette, WY 82718
(P) 307.686.0254
(P) 888.544.5538