Three Local Businesses Awarded Funding Through Iowa Registered Apprenticeship Programs
15 Jul 2022
Three local businesses have been selected by Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) to receive a portion of more than $3.6 million in funding to create, develop, and grow apprenticeship programs within their companies. These grants were created following the approval of the Iowa Apprenticeship Act in 2014 to increase the state’s qualified workforce. Arcadia Meats was awarded $1,497, and Crawford County Seaberg Industries received $2,495 to support eight existing apprenticeship programs. Wittrock Electric was approved for $4,510 to assist in the creation of a new apprenticeship position at the company.