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Scott Walker, Governor
Raymond Allen, Secretary

Department of Workforce Development
Secretary's Office

201 E. Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 7946
Madison, WI 53707-7946
Telephone: (608) 266-3131
Fax: (608) 266-1784
Email: sec@dwd.wisconsin.gov

Thursday, November 16, 2017
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Register Now for November 29 Wisconsin Fast Forward Grant Application Training

In-person, online session helps Wisconsin businesses prepare successful customized worker training grant applications

MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) – Office of Skills Development (OSD) will hold a Wisconsin Fast Forward (WFF) grant application training session from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday, November 29 to help Wisconsin businesses develop and submit successful customized worker training grant applications. Potential applicants and their business and training partners are encouraged to register to attend the training in-person or online via WebEx.

Following a brief presentation on WFF grant program goals, requirements and application and funding processes, OSD will offer a question and answer period to clarify information, provide feedback on grant project design and share best practices.

Register to participate in-person or online by 5:00pm November 28, 2017 using these instructions:

  1. Go to http://dwdlearningcenter.wi.gov
  2. Enter your WFF application username and password (Job Center of Wisconsin and Unemployment Insurance login credentials also work or you can create a new account)
  3. Search for "Submitting a Successful Wisconsin Fast Forward Grant"
  4. Locate the appropriate time and select "In-Person Session" or "WebEx Session"
  5. Click "Request"

Space is limited for the in-person training option, which will be held in Room F105 at DWD's Central Office (GEF-1), 201 E. Washington Avenue, Madison, so register soon. Parking is available in municipal garages and lots near the building for a nominal fee. Learn more at: https://www.cityofmadison.com/parking-utility/garages-lots

OSD now offers two ongoing WFF Grant Program Announcements, enabling small businesses and employers in all sectors to develop collaborative worker training projects in real time and apply for grants as needs arise. All reviewable grant proposals receive equal funding consideration and awards are announced quarterly.

Find more information about the WFF program and grant opportunities at: http://www.wisconsinfastforward.com/wff_standard.htm