My life has changed by getting the training I needed for a better paying job… The sky is the limit.

– Sheldon Spence, CNC Machinist

The Grant is helping us provide training for our team so they can continue to grow in their careers.

– Molly Nagy, Senior HR Manager

After the Marine Corps… I was able to find a job and get training quickly.

– Jonathan Blake, Layout Crewman

My employer received a grant for my training. I didn’t have to leave Indiana to advance my career.

– Kass Botts, Paid Social Account Manager

We’ve Got Your Back so You Can Move Forward

Rapid Recovery for a Better Future is Indiana’s people-focused initiative providing resources and support for Hoosiers to secure education, training, as well as skills and career coaching, and increasing access to quality jobs. Federal funding through the CARES Act enables Indiana to temporarily expand the Next Level Jobs program.

  • Adding new and temporary training programs
  • Expanding access to Hoosiers who have a two- or four-year degree
  • Providing employers up to $100,000 for workforce training through the Employer Training Grant

Access all available training programs for job seekers or details on the Employer Training Grant to learn more and begin the short application process.

In addition to workforce training, Rapid Recovery for a Better Future is also committed to helping Hoosiers take their next step in finding a job, securing emergency aid, childcare support or food assistance. Your next step starts here.

Preparing Hoosiers
for Next Level Jobs

For Hoosiers, Next Level Jobs provides free state-wide training in high-paying, in-demand industries.

For Indiana employers, Next Level Jobs provides reimbursements up to $50,000 to train employees in these high-growth fields.

Free Job Training

Now take advantage of free state-wide training available to eligible Hoosiers through the Workforce Ready Grant.


  • Be an Indiana resident and a U.S. Citizen (or eligible non-citizen)
  • Have a high school diploma (or equivalent) but less than a college degree
  • Be eligible for state financial aid (for certain programs and providers)
  • Enroll in a qualifying program at an approved training provider

High-Income Jobs

Take advantage of free training for Hoosiers in one of Indiana’s high-demand job fields. Next Level Jobs provides Hoosiers tuition-free training through the Workforce Ready Grant. Explore free training programs.

14,900Jobs Available
$15-$32Hourly Wage
3,800Jobs Available
$12-$37Hourly Wage
12,200Jobs Available
$10-$44Hourly Wage
11,400Jobs Available
$14-$64Hourly Wage
3,600Jobs Available
$14-$45Hourly Wage

Train Your Employees

Get money to train your employees through the Employer Training Grant program. Receive up to $50,000 in reimbursements to train your workforce in eligible, high-growth fields.

3 Steps to Get Started

Complete the short application

Set up a Training Program

Get Reimbursed with a Training Grant