March 14. 2013 7:00AM - Last modified: March 14. 2013 7:14AM

JANESVILLE - Businesses can apply for training grants

Grant money is available to business owners who want to improve the skills of their workers through customized training.

The Express Grant Program is being offered through the Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board.

Businesses must show how the upgrade in worker skills would make the organizations more efficient, productive and competitive. Up to $5,000 per organization is available per year. All training projects must be completed by June 30.

Money can be used to train employees who have worked at a business for at least six months and at least 32 hours per week.

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