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Going PRO Talent Fund 2024


Check the list below for the dates and locations of information sessions
to help businesses prepare to apply for FY 2024 Going PRO grants.

Register for information sessions at

The Going PRO Talent Fund (Talent Fund) makes awards to employers to assist in training, developing and retaining current and newly hired employees. Training funded by the Talent Fund must be short-term and fill a demonstrated talent need experienced by the employer. Training must lead to a credential for a skill that is transferable and recognized by industry.

Going PRO Talent Fund Grants for the FY 2023 first and second award cycles have been awarded. A full list of grant recipients is available at

Businesses interested in learning more or applying for funding should contact their Northwest MIchigan Works! Business Services representative

To learn more about the Going PRO Talent Fund, visit

Click on the links below for Supporting Documents and Videos that provide more detailed information about the Going PRO Talent Fund program.

Supporting Documents

FY23 Going PRO Talent Fund_Employer Guide

FY23 Employer Going PRO Talent Fund_FAQs

FY23 Going PRO Talent Fund Eligible-Ineligible Training Guidance

FY23 Talent Fund_Scoring and Incentives

FY23 Talent Fund Executive Summary

FY23 WBLOMS Employer Training Guide 


Northwest Michigan Works! Going PRO FY23 Information Session

WBLOMS video tutorial: Employer Sign in and Authorization Request

WBLOMS video tutorial: FY23 Employer Application Walkthrough

If you have any questions, please contact your Northwest Michigan Works! Business Services representative or email

Northwest Michigan Works! is an essential resource for employers and job seekers in the Northern Michigan area.
- Kathy Stuart, Michigan Rubber Products Human Resource Manager