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Elevate Delaware

About the Program

The program will provide up to $10,000 to individuals for approved non-credit certificate programs provided by the Delaware Workforce Development Board guidance of eligible programs.

  • Payments to support completion of program
  • Basic living expenses
  • Non-credit certificate programs

Program Eligibility

Individuals are eligible for Elevate Delaware if they are employed by an employer with under 51 employees and are subject to Delaware income tax.

  • Employ < 51 employees
  • Accepted for enrollment in an eligible program
  • Pays DE Income Tax

Benefits for Employees

Elevate Delaware provides payments that support completing the non-credit certificate program and improving skills, giving opportunities, and increasing earning capacity. Participants must create a Delaware JobLink account to get started for qualifications.

  • Improve skills
  • More opportunities
  • Increase earning capacity

Benefits for Employers

Elevate Delaware helps employers expand by investing in workforce development and helps Delaware residents increase their earning capacity.

  • Upskill employees
  • Retention on employment
  • Investing in workforce development

Getting Started


  • Phone: 302-451-3488

Payments are made on a first-come, first-served basis. This Act identifies up to $1,500,000 in General Funds to implement the provisions of the House Substitute No. 1 for House Bill No. 166 differs from House Bill No. 166.

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