With the highest educational attainment in the region, Sugar Land has a sizeable and exceptional employee base in its highly skilled, diverse business community. The essential and varied resource base is ideal for companies seeking excellence and diversity in the workforce.
In partnership with local colleges and universities, our team can help your business develop a workforce training program that meets your unique needs—working as a liaison between you, local colleges and the Texas Skills Development Fund.
Texas Skills Development Fund (SDF)
The Skills Development Fund is Texas' premier job–training program providing training dollars for Texas businesses and workers. Administered by the Texas Workforce Commission, success is achieved through collaboration among businesses, public Community and Technical colleges, Local Workforce Development Boards and economic development partners.
The City of Sugar Land Economic Development staff will assist the company apply for this program and will act as a liaison between the company, the local college who develops the program and Workforce Solutions who coordinates & oversees the funding.
For more information about the Skills Development Fund, please click here
Self Sufficiency Fund
The Self-Sufficiency Fund program assists businesses and trade unions by financing the development and implementation of customized job-training projects for new and current workers. Self-Sufficiency Fund grants deliver businesses customized training solutions that support workforce hiring efforts and skills upgrading for current workers. The purpose of the Self-Sufficiency Fund is to provide training for targeted employment opportunities, primarily for adult Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipients as well as those individuals at risk of becoming dependent on public assistance.
Grant costs may include curriculum development, instructor fees and training materials, and certain work-related expenses for the trainees. Grants are typically for 12 months. Contracts that include one business partner may be limited to a maximum of $500,000.
The City of Sugar Land Economic Development staff will assist the company apply for this program and will act as a liaison between the company, the local college who develops the program and Workforce Solutions
who coordinates & oversees the funding.
For more information about the Self Sufficiency Fund, please click here
Experts at your Workforce Solutions office are available to discuss training opportunities for your business, including the Skills Development Fund, apprenticeship, on-the-job training, and adult literacy education.
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