Frederick County Society for Human Resources Management

Advancing and Serving the HR Profession in Frederick County Since 1975

$1M Available for Workforce Training Grants

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
Contact Tamar Osterman, MD Department of Commerce Business Development Representative for Frederick and Carroll Counties at 443.902.4487 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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