(A note from the State of Michigan)

Going PRO Talent Fund Application Period is Now Underway! Ends Oct. 28

Oakland County Michigan Works! has great news for businesses across Oakland County. The State of Michigan passed its fiscal year budget last week which included $40 million for employers to train new and current employees through the Going PRO Talent Fund.

Time is of the essence! The deadline to submit an application is Thursday, October 28, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.

Since its launch, 348 Oakland County employers have taken advantage of the Going PRO Talent Fund to prepare their workforce for the future. Your organization can be next!

Start the process by contacting Oakland County Michigan Works! Business Services Coordinator Denise Van Hee at dvanhee@troy.k12.mi.us and she will help connect you with an Oakland County Michigan Works! Business Services Representative.

What is Going Pro Talent Fund?

The Going PRO Talent Fund makes awards to employers to assist in training, developing and retaining current and newly hired employees. Training should be short-term, fill a demonstrated talent need experienced by the employer and lead to a credential for a skill that is transferable and recognized by industry.

Learn more: https://www.michigan.gov/leo/0,5863,7-336-94422_95539_64365_64538-312972–,00.html