Grants and Other Cost Saving Programs
There are a number of grants and tax credits available to manufacturers to help manufacturers provide both new and incumbent worker training, which is essential in this fast-changing environment. Click on any of the grant programs below to learn more.
ARC PA MAKES Mini-Grant Program
The ARC PA MAKES Mini-grant is designed to assist coal impacted community’s response to negative economic factors by diversifying and growing small and medium sized manufacturers through strategic efforts to build capacity, improve efficiencies and demand locally, stimulate job creation, and drive economic impact.
Maker-to-Manufacturing Commercialization Center (M2M) Grant
The new virtual Maker-to-Manufacturing Commercialization Center (M2M) connects entrepreneurial makers and small businesses to a larger ecosystem of manufacturing.
Manufacturing Internships provide an exchange of services for experience between a college student and a manufacturing company.
Businesses may receive up to $150,000 in federal grants to be used for business development.
Pittsburgh Manufacturing Assistance Program
City of Pittsburgh manufacturers can receive up to $2,000 in matching funds for management consulting services and technical engagement assistance.
Qualified companies in Pennsylvania can access funding for a wide range of training for their employees (trainings categorized as either Essential Skills Training or Advanced Technology Training).