Excerpt: A $34,000 grant from Michigan’s Going PRO Talent Fund will help the engineers at a global company’s Farmington Hills office advance their skills as they design powertrains for vehicles of the future.
That company, Drive System Design, specializes in the development of powertrain technologies for clients including automakers, Tier 1 suppliers and others. It was just one of 819 employers to receive grants from Michigan’s Going PRO Talent Fund, administered by Michigan Works! Agencies, this year. The program awards grants to assist in training, developing and retaining employees. In all, $29 million in grants was awarded in fiscal year 2019. The average grant per employer was $35,968.