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Employer Advantage Fund

The deadline to apply is May 14, 2021

The Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio is now offering Employer Advantage 2.0 Funding to assist Columbus/Franklin County employers with upskilling their existing workforce.


Eligible employers may be reimbursed up to 100% of training costs affiliated with training their existing workforce.



What are the trainings you are requesting? For which employees? Who is the training provider? And at what cost? 


Write a letter to the review committee.

Please explain the benefits of the training to your organization and your employees. Will this training lead to a promotion, pay raise, growth of your organization, etc? 


Once you have completed the above steps, then you can submit your training log and letter to with “Employer Advantage 2.0” in the subject line.  


See below for additional information about the grant process.

Information Session:

We look forward to assisting you with your employment and training needs.