Grants Available for Workforce Training and Small Business Development

(From bed-stuy.patch.com) Employer matched grants are available through the for small businesses looking to train new or existing exployees or expand their business. The grants are NYC Business Solutions Training Funds, a program of the Department of Small Business Services. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert K. Steel and Small Business Services Commissioner Robert W. Walsh announced yesterday the latest round of these funds at a press conference at Terrafina, a wholesale food manufacturer in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and one of four new grant recipients. “These workforce training grants give hundreds of small businesses like Terrafina the capacity to hire and train New Yorkers and increase their wages,” said Bloomberg. “It’s just one of the things we’re doing to help businesses and New York City’s economy grow, and it’s working.” Read more.

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