Customized Workforce Solutions

Grant Info


The  BEST Center at Genesee Community College (GCC) is beginning to contact area companies interested in participating in their submission for a SUNY Workforce Development Grant for 2013-2014.  The effective dates of the grant are from 10/1/13 - 7/15/14.  Eligible courses include professional development topics, leadership development, and safety related training.  All safety training is OSHA compliant and will all be conducted on site, at each employer’s facility.

This SUNY grant covers a significant amount of the costs of instructional hours, training materials, and administrative expenses incurred when training.  Participating organizations will be responsible for an up-front grant administration fee and employee release time.  This grant funding makes receiving quality training truly affordable for all organizations, large and small!

* Official RFP has not yet been released.  Deadline to apply is generally in August.  As there are meetings required, and you must complete a training needs assessment, an early start is highly encouraged.  You may get started by filling out the grant application and the appropriate training needs assessment.  Once completed, please contact us at your earliest convenience.

After completing the application and appropriate assessment please send forms electronically to Rosemary Jonientz at  If needed you may also fax to 585-345-6890 or send by mail to Genesee Community College ATTN: Rosemary Jonientz 1 College Road, Batavia, NY 14020.

To be included in this grant application, or simply to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Rosemary Jonientz at (585) 343-0055, ext. 6299 or