East Bay Access to Capital

Training

Training based incentives are avaible for businesses on the federal, state and local levels. Regional Workforce Investment Boards and government agencies provide a variety of hiring incentives for local companies. 

Free Training and Consultation Program for East Bay Manufacturers
Funds are available to local East Bay Manufacturers to 100% finance training and cost reduction strategies. Manex Consulting provides training for Contra Costa and Alameda County based manufacturing companies. Training program topics include lean manufacturing, efficiency, sales and marketing, financial guidance, leadership, process engineering and job training. 

Customized Training
Businesses can receive up to 50% of costs to train, retain or hire new employees to meet the occupational skills of companies. These training dollars can be used to improve literacy, soft skills and English as a second language (ESL). Employers are provided with training dollars as long as they continute to employ or hire employees at the end of training activities.