CHEYENNE, Wyo. (WR) — Wyoming will put $7.5 million towards faculty grants for people who find themselves out of labor or underemployed due to the coronavirus.
The cash comes from the federal Coronavirus Assist, Aid and Financial Safety Act. Adults ages 25-64 who’re affected by the pandemic could qualify, Gov. Mark Gordon introduced Wednesday.
State officers plan to announce a begin date for making use of for the funding quickly.
“These grants will assist impacted staff get hold of new expertise and advance their careers,” Gordon mentioned in an announcement. “They will even assist Wyoming progress in the direction of its objective of constructing a extremely skilled, well-equipped workforce.”
Gordon so far has allotted $710 million of $1.25 billion in CARES Act funding allotted to Wyoming.