Going Pro Talent Fund

Oakland County Michigan Works! Going Pro Talent Fund
In FY2019, a total of 68 employers in Oakland County and nearby communities received $1,831,042 in Going PRO Talent Fund grants from the state of Michigan’s Talent Investment Agency.

These funds will enable businesses to provide valuable training to new and existing employees in advanced manufacturing, software programming, construction trades and robotic operations. Going PRO Talent Fund grants can be used for classroom training, reimbursement for on-site training and U.S. Department of Labor registered apprenticeships that lead to in-demand jobs in Michigan’s high-growth industries.

Awards Overview

YEAR
NUMBER OF AWARDS
VALUE
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES TRAINED
FY2015
3
$398,152
30
FY2016
15
$721,363
1,023
FY2017
44
$1,330,845
1,378
FY2018
86
$2,154,025
3,122
FY2019
68
$1,831,042
1,469