workforce  Education and Workforce Training

The Northwest Ohio Manufacturing Forum was held in the new Grogan Room on the campus of the University of Toledo. The program for this event is the issue of Business Diversifi cation. The Forum will also explore resources for new product development. Research and development support from the University of Toledo and Bowling Green State University will be addressed. The Northwest Ohio Manufacturers Forum is being set up to also provide a good opportunity for manufacturers to network with each other.

The Bureau of Labor Market Information of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services collects, analyzes and publishes labor force, occupational, industry, unemployment rate, unemployment claims and training data. A major portion of the Bureau’s work consists of administration of federal-state statistical programs in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Bureau of Labor Market Information also collects and disseminates data under mandates of the U.S. Employment & Training Administration and Ohio Unemployment Compensation Law and for the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

North Coast Job Seekers is a job search support group for professionals in transition or those who are currently employed but seeking new career options. We provide tools, tips, resources, techniques and networking opportunities to help maximize a job search. If in transition, or want to explore new career options, we encourage attending North Coast Job Seekers meetings.

The Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership is a voluntary federal-state partnership that was started in 1999. Its main purpose is to merge data from workers with data from employers to produce a collection of enhanced labor market statistics known collectively as Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI), subject to strict protection of the identity and confidentiality of the individual respondents.

The Language Services Group provides high quality services in translations, interpreting, and localization to businesses, communities, and individuals in the region. Our expertise and service are focused on prompt and accurate delivery of language products, content and training, providing highest customer satisfaction.

training  Small Business Training Mini Grant

For Established Businesses

The Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation is assisting small businesses to be more competitive in the marketplace by offering Mini-Grants for training employees. In order to qualify for the grant your company must meet the following conditions:

  • Established Business Located in Sandusky County.
  • Employ 50 or fewer employees.
  • Able to meet 20% financial match.
  • Each company is eligible to apply for a maximum of $400 per year.
  • Training must be conducted by the Workforce Training Alliance (Terra Community College).
  • Evaluation to be completed at the end of training.

The Mini-Grant Program is ongoing and an application can be completed anytime during the course of the year. Please allow for up to 60 days for the grant review process.

Small Bus Mini-Grant Application

Contact person/Submit applications to: 

Kay E. Reiter, Executive Director
Sandusky County Economic Development Corp.
2511 Countryside Drive
Fremont, OH 43420
Phone: 419.332.2882
Fax: 419.332.3347

Mini-Grant Review Team:

The application will be reviewed by a committee under the Board of Directors of SCEDC.



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