The Upstate Workforce Board builds and maintains a workforce development system that meets the needs of employers of Cherokee, Spartanburg and Union Counties.
Local Board Designates $75,000 for IWT
SC Works Upstate is now accepting applications for Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) Grants. IWT grant funds totaling $75,000 will be available for the businesses located in Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union counties. The IWT grants are being issued for employers to upgrade the skills of their current employees. IWT grants provide opportunities for training in programs ranging from computer skills to manufacturing skills specific to industries.
January 22nd 2018
Upstate Workforce Board of Directors Meeting - January 22, 2018
The Upstate Workforce Board develops and administers a budget to carry out duties, employ staff, disburse funds for workforce investment activities through a designated grant recipient. Ensure effective connecting, brokering and coaching activities to assist employers. Coordinates activities to promote economic development.
February 7th 2018
Youth Committee - February 7, 2018
The Youth Committee is designated to oversee the needs of our youth participants. They are responsible for reviewing and recommending policies related to WIOA youth services. They are also responsible for reviewing budgets related to current youth programs and approving budget modifications.
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