Partnership for Advancing Certification Training (PACT) Grant Program
What is the purpose of the Partnership for Advancing Certification Training (PACT) Program?
The PACT Program is a funding source administered by the Economic Development Authority (EDA) providing supporting local funding, up to $30,000, to private companies establishing new, innovative workforce development solutions in partnership with the Virginia Community College System or with any of Virginia’s public colleges and universities. This funding is intended to provide local assistance for in-kind contributions made by the Company supporting the establishment of training programs which address documented workforce needs.
Who is eligible to apply for a PACT?
Businesses citywide are eligible to apply for a PACT if the following minimum requirements are satisfied:
Business is located in Newport News
Business is current on all City of Newport News taxes and fees (property, BPOL, machinery and tools, stormwater, etc.)