Governor Announces Earn and Learn Grant Awardees
November 5, 2020
On Tuesday, Gov. Reynolds declared that 46 awardees would receive funding from the Coronavirus Relief Fund Earn and Learn Grant totaling up to $5.85 million. The funding, which came through the CARES Act, will facilitate projects that expand training opportunities in high-demand occupations. Funding can be used for tuition, training, equipment, books, tools and more. Individual grants ranged from $10,000 to $250,000 and went to nonprofits, small businesses, post-secondary institutions, unions and adult training providers. The fund has been set up to help facilitate the goal of having 70% of Iowa’s workforce with education and training beyond high school by 2025. You can view those who received awards here.