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Nevada receives $13.8M federal grant for short-term job training programs

By: KTNV Staff #las-vegas-nv

NEVADA (KTNV) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced that the Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation is the recipient of a $13 million federal grant to support short-term job training programs to help prepare unemployed and underemployed individuals for in-demand occupations in Nevada.

The grant was submitted by OWINN as the lead state agency in a multi-agency application in late August to the U.S. Department of Education’s Education Stabilization Fund – Reimagine Workforce Preparation Discretionary Grants Program. 

The state received word Friday the grant was approved for $13,818,298 million.