The Maryland Department of Commerce is pleased to announce the return of the Partnership for Workforce Quality (PWQ) workforce training program with $1 million for FY2018 – available July 1, 2017. The PWQ program provides matching training grants to growing companies seeking to increase the skills of existing workers for new technologies and production processes, improve employee productivity and increase employment stability. The program is targeted to small manufacturers and technology companies.
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• Maryland employer
• May not be in arrears with any State taxing agency, and not be in default with any Commerce program.
• Minimum of 10 full-time employees.
• Priority will be given to manufacturing and technology companies.
• At least 60% of available funds must be awarded to employers with 150 or fewer employees.
How to Apply
The SHRM Foundation is now accepting applications for the Susan R. Meisinger Graduate Fellowship. One winner is selected annually to receive a fellowship of up to $10,000. Each fellowship is renewable for one additional year for a total of two year of graduate study and up to $20,000 total for the fellowship. Apply now! Deadline: August 15, 2017.
Registration is now open for the MD SHRM Conference in Ocean City, MD on Oct 15-17.
For details, please visit http://md.shrm.org/maryland-state-conference