Workforce Training Incentives

North Dakota New Jobs Training Program

Primary-sector businesses and industries can secure funding to help offset the cost of training new employees for expansion and/or startup.

• Funding for this program can come from a loan, grant, or other self-financing options
• Funds under the New Jobs Training Program are then made available through the capture of state income tax withholding generated from the new, permanent, full-time positions that are created
• To access this funding a new employer in North Dakota must create a minimum of five new jobs
• To access this funding a current expanding business in North Dakota must add at least one more job to their base employment

Requests for information or for North Dakota New Jobs Training Program funding applications should be submitted to:

Workforce Programs
Job Service North Dakota
P.O. Box 5507
Bismarck, ND 58506-5507
Telephone: 701-328-3358
Fax: 701-328-4894
E-mail:
jsnjt@nd.gov
 
 
Workforce 20/20

Workforce 20/20 is a North Dakota state funded program that assists employers in implementing new technology and work methods through training new and existing staff.

• Companies can access assistance to help upgrade the skills of current workers when new technologies and/or new production work methods are introduced
• It is available to companies that are expanding or locating to the state to help train new employees
• Training funded under Workforce 20/20 is limited to North Dakota residents who are or will be employed in the state
• Funds are available regardless of the company's size
• Projects must emphasize job skill and basic skill training
• Businesses making requests for Workforce 20/20 funding assistance are asked to participate in the cost of training. In-kind contributions can be considered matching funds
• Only training for permanent jobs or occupations that have significant career opportunities and require substantive instructions will be considered for funding

Requests for information or for Workforce 20/20 funding applications should be submitted to:

Workforce Programs
Job Service North Dakota
P.O. Box 5507
Bismarck, ND 58506-5507
Telephone: 701-328-3358
Fax: 701-328-4894
E-mail:
jswf2020@nd.gov