Funding Models for Non-Credit Workforce Development Programs

State Funding Models in Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, and South Carolina

Topics: Community College, Regulations and Legislation, Online Education, Academic Affairs, Program Costs, Academic Planning

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Many community college missions require administrators to create programs that aid workforce training and development. However, many institutions struggle to afford programs without corporate sponsors. This report profiles state funding models for non-credit workforce training programs across the country. This report also profiles other sources of funding that institutions seek to supplement state funding.

Research Questions

  • What types of community college non-credit workforce training courses and programs qualify for state support?
  • What is the structure of state funding for non-credit workforce training programs?
  • What is the volume or amount of state funding?