T.A.P. Grant

A Grant Program funded to aid Workforce Development in the City of Erie.

The City T.A.P. Fund is the City of Erie’s first ever grant program for workforce development; designed to support and realize several elements of our Mayor’s Vision, especially: Excellent Education for Everyone, an Abundance of Family-sustaining Jobs, and ultimately, Erie is a Community of Choice.

Established to provide financial assistance to support job readiness and training, it also serves to enhance the City of Erie’s reputation for innovation and creativity; contribute to a thriving, sustainable business culture; and improve the quality of life for residents of the City of Erie.

Start-ups and established businesses from any sector are welcome to apply with an established plan or outline for adding and expanding job training for permanent positions in their facility.

Funding awards will be granted up to $2,500 per trainee. Maximum grant award per company, per year is $5000 (2 trainees per year).

A 1:1 funding match is required and grant dollars will be awarded on a reimbursement basis.

Grant Objectives


Application and Reimbursement Process


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