The Skills Development Fund is Texas’ premier job-training program providing local customized training opportunities for Texas businesses and workers to increase skill levels and wages of the Texas workforce. The Texas Workforce Commission administers funding for the program. Success is achieved through collaboration among businesses, public community and technical colleges, Workforce Development Boards and economic development partners.

Skills Development Fund COVID-19 Special Training Initiative

NOTICE: Currently Skills Development Fund is only accepting COVID-19 training applications.

The Skills Development Fund is launching a new training initiative to assist businesses across Texas during the COVID-19 pandemic. Public community and technical colleges, Workforce Development Boards and TEEX (Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service) can assist businesses who want to train their workforce. The Skills Development Fund pays for the training.

The Office of Employer Initiatives – Skills Development Fund Outreach and Project Development Team works with businesses and training providers to support application development and submission. The Skills Development Fund and Self-Sufficiency Fund Grants Team provides grant management support.

Skills Development

Contact Information

Lisa Mutchler

Lisa Mutchler

Program Director

Email: lisa.mutchler@teex.tamu.edu
Phone: (979) 458-6722


This was a very good training! I loved the hands on aspect.

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