Resources for Braided Funding
This page is intended to be a one-stop resource page for our grant partners. When available, we will also link new grant and funding opportunities here as well as on the Kansas Commerce site:
U.S. Department of Labor Open Funding Opportunities are also found here:
Kansas Apprenticeship Tax and Grant Act
For more information on the act, please visit this link.
Download complete guidance document here:
Kansas For-Profit Businesses Tax Credits
authorizes Kansas Department of Revenue to award tax credits up to $2,500 until after December 31, 2025 when it goes up to $2,750 for each employed apprentice, not to exceed 20 such credits in any taxable year per eligible employer and up to 4 years per apprentice. The tax credit is to be claimed by an eligible employer for the taxable year in which the apprentice completed the probationary period or the taxable year succeeding the calendar year in which the apprentice completed the probationary period while employed by the eligible employer. There is an additional $500 credit for Registered Apprenticeship programs connected to Perkins Eligible programming.The K-24 form will need to be completed through KS Department of Revenue. This form will be available mid-December.
Application for tax credit periods:
For taxable year 2023, applications can start January 1, 2024
Kansas Nonprofit Apprenticeship Grant Program
Kansas Educator Registered Apprenticeship Grant Program
authorizes Commerce to develop, award and administer grants to eligible Teacher Educator apprentices attending applicant schools and awarded through their employer. The use of grant funds for the payment of apprentice tuition, fees, and the cost of books and materials, up to a maximum of $2,750 per year for four years. Apprenticeship Grant funds will be reimbursed two times per year. Documentation showing expenditures will be required for each distribution. Purchase orders, invoices, and/or proof of payment via canceled checks or bank statements can be submitted as proof of expended matching funds and awarded dollars.
Application for Non-Profit periods:
Fiscal Year – July 1, 2024
Funding window 1: January 1 through January 31 for 2024 (finished probationary period July – Dec 2023)
Funding window 2: May 1 through May 31 for 2024 (finished probationary period through Jan – June 2024)
Fiscal Year – July 1, 2025
Funding window 1: January 1 through January 31 for 2025 (finished probationary period July – Dec 2024)
Funding window 2: May 1 through May 31 for 2025 (finished probationary period through Jan – June 2025)