Minnesota Apprenticeship Initiative
The Minnesota Apprenticeship Initiative (MAI) offers grants to assist employers with costs associated with developing apprenticeship programs. Employers can receive up to $5,000 for each apprentice to help cover costs including apprenticeship-related supplies, materials, instruction and infrastructure.
The goal of MAI is to help more than 100 employers develop apprenticeship programs to recruit, train and retrain 1,000 new apprentices in the industries of:
health care services,
information technology, and
Interested in MAI? Contact us to learn more.
Resources for applicants
Why choose apprenticeship? handout.
Success with MAI
Employers are finding success with MAI grants.
MAI grantee resources
Questions about MAI or apprenticeship? Contact us.
MAI Grant Project Manager, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Apprenticeship Field Representative, Program Development, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Apprenticeship Field Representative, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
MAI is a partnership between the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) and is funded through a $5 million grant through the U.S. Department of Labor.