Incumbent Worker Training Program, or IWTP, provides state funding to businesses who want to provide additional training to their employees.

Employer Eligibility

To qualify for IWTP Customized Training funding, the employer must:

  • Be operating in Louisiana for at least 3 years
  • Identify training for a minimum of 15 employees
  • Contribute to the IWTP fund and be in full compliance with U.I. tax laws

Application Process

  1. Register online to get an authorization number.
  2. The training provider you select uses the authorization code to open the application.
  3. Fill out the application online with the provider. 
  4. Submit the application online and send documentation to grant administrator.
  5. Application is reviewed for completeness, accuracy, and cost effectiveness. If you receive more than 100 points, you are referred to the monthly review cycle.
  6. Highest scoring grant applications are approved monthly based on available funds.
  7. Deputy executive director gives final approval and contract documents are drawn up.

View the list of IWTP Frequently Asked Questions.

Contact Anita Dupre at 337-482-6391 or for more information.