United Way of the Greater Dayton Area, Greene County Branch has started signing up applicants for their annual Holiday Program. They are in need of sponsors for children 14 and under. All families are screened for need and residency. United Way will provide sponsors with the family's name, address and phone number, child's full name, gender and size as well as suggestions for appropriate toys and gifts. Most sponsors purchase an average of 5 gifts per child.
We have learned that the new Ohio Incumbent Worker Training Voucher Program will be announced sometime within the next 30 days (we were told by JobsOhio West that unfortunately there are no specific release dates at this time). This program is FIRST COME FIRST SERVE; there will be $20M available throughout the state in FY 13 and $30M available in FY 14. There is a cap of $4k per employee and $500k per federal tax ID #.