- Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)
- 100 West Randolph,
- Chicago, IL 60601
- Phone: 312-814-7179
- TDD: 800-785-6055
- Website: http://www.ildceo.net/dceo/Bureaus/Business_Development/Grants/ETIP.htm
Purpose of the Program
The Employer Training Investment Program (ETIP supports Illinois workers efforts to upgrade their skills in order to remain current in new technologies and business practices.
Who is Eligible
Eligible applicants include those that have accepted an economic development package. Applicants have a commitment for matching training funds received from the ETIP program based upon job creation and/or retention. Applicants must provide matching contributions equaling not less than 50% of the DCEO award amount.
Applications can be downloaded at DCEO website
How Funds are to be used
Grant funds may be used for the following: Internal trainer wages and fringe benefits, external vendor training and tuition costs, trainee wages and fringe benefits, training materials and other costs.
Types of Assistance
Year Program was established