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Get funding for training and skill-building

JCCC Workforce Development & Continuing Education has funding available to train eligible Johnson County residents at little or no cost. Johnson County businesses may also qualify to receive funding for employee training.

Continuing Education Training Awards are generously funded through a variety of sources, including an allocation of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) to Johnson County and the JCCC Foundation.


  • Funding is for training and skill-building.
  • Must be unemployed or underemployed
  • Must be a Johnson County resident


  • Funding is for employee training.
  • Covers 80% of the cost of training, up to $25,000

Businesses must demonstrate the impact of COVID-19. Proof of impact includes:

  • Approval of PPP loan OR
  • Approval of EIDL loan OR
  • Decline in gross revenue of at least 20% between 2019 and 2020, and 2022 gross revenue did not surpass 2019 gross revenue.

Short-term training is available in many job categories

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Business and Leadership

(Including Living As A Leader and Project Management)

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Computer and IT

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Healthcare Career Programs

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Transportation & Logistics

(Including CDL)

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Skilled Trades

(Including Welding, Electrical)

Who qualifies?

Businesses and unemployed or underemployed residents who live in Johnson County, KS

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This project is being supported by federal award number SLFRP0226 awarded to Johnson County, Kansas, by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the US Department of the Treasury.