Governor's Workforce Training Board http://ripr.org en RI Hands Out $60K in Workforce Training Grants http://ripr.org/post/ri-hands-out-60k-workforce-training-grants <p>Twenty businesses in Rhode Island received grants from the state to help pay for employee training.</p><p>The Governor’s Workforce Board doled out $60,000 worth of matching grants to help businesses pay for training. Employers can either match the $5,000 grants or provide an approved internship to cut their match in half.</p><p>This round of grants will help pay for training in such areas as medical billing, software training and welding technology. The governor calls the grants ideal for small businesses.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 19:00:44 +0000 Catherine Welch 15134 at http://ripr.org