All companies* in the commonwealth of Kentucky are eligible for KY WINS funding. KY WINS will support projects for:
*Government agencies, non-profit organizations and educational institutions are not eligible.
Companies can apply at any time; projects are reviewed on a daily basis.
Contact Workforce Solutions to obtain more information. We will complete the application and submit the project for approval.
No, KY WINS does not fund in-house training. Bluegrass State Skills Corporation provides funding for company in-house training.
No, KY WINS does not pay for employee wages or off-the-job-training. Bluegrass State Skills Corporation provides funding for off-the-job-training.
Most of the customized training programs delivered to business and industry by a KCTCS college, including Gateway, are eligible for funding.
No, all usual and customary fees charged by the college are eligible for funding.
All projects are funded for a period of one year.
There is no limit on the number of times a company can receive funding.
KY WINS reimburses the college directly for up to 75 percent of the cost of training and companies are required to pay the remaining 35 percent. Colleges will work with the company to identify a schedule for invoicing and companies are invoiced after services are delivered.
No, KY WINS will not purchase equipment for a company. Equipment may be purchased for a project but will remain the property of KY WINS. The cost of the equipment is not included in the company cash match.