Job Readiness Grants

If you’re searching for a new job to advance your career, our Job Readiness Grant provides up to $1,000 for skills courses or certifications. Applications are processed as soon as they are received.


  • Have a bleeding disorder or are a carrier
  • An adult between 18 to 64 years old
  • Seeking assistance for a skills course or certification* (college courses will be considered)
  • Cannot be a past recipient of a Job Readiness Grant, an HFA board member, an HFA staff member, or the immediate family members of HFA board or staff members

Applications must include

  • Completed online application
  • A brief statement of need explaining barriers to employment and how the specific course/certification will help you gain or keep sustainable employment
  • Proof of a bleeding disorder
  • Your resume
  • Documentation of course or certification cost
  • Reference letter (optional)
  • Completion of the Learning Central’s Career Planning course (optional)

Example courses

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