Employee Training Assistance
Supporting your employees
Common training areas include
All ARA certification courses qualify for training assistance. You can apply for a grant to assist in getting your staff certified.
Speak to your owner or manager so they can apply on your behalf.
If your staff is interested in commercial driving education courses, encourage them to apply.
Mechanical and electrical
Keep your technicians up to date by encouraging them to apply for training assistance.
Any training that supports a career in the equipment and event rental industry may be eligible for an ARA Foundation Employee Training Assistance Grant.
Advancing the industry
Providing training in the rental industry by offering a program that can help build your employees’ skills and keep your operation competitive.
Employees in the industry with a minimum of 1,000 hours are eligible to receive assistance.
Submit a certificate of completion to receive funding.
Frequently asked questions
Who is eligible?
Who can apply?
Employers must apply for the grants on behalf of their employees.
How can the grant be used?
Grants are designed for technical training that is offered through a seminar, school or other continuing education program. Training must support a career in the equipment and event rental industry. Each grant will cover up to 50 percent of the cost of training, with a maximum award of $2,500. Travel, tool or supply expenses are not covered.
What types of training does the grant cover?
Grants cover a wide variety of technical training that supports a career in the rental industry, including, but not limited to mechanical, carpentry, electrical, welding, commercial driving, tenting, hospitality services, ARA Certification Programs and accounting/administration.
How are the grants awarded?
How are the applications reviewed?
How many grants may a business receive?
Help the ARA Foundation provide
more employee training!
The ARA Foundation’s relies on the support of generous individuals like you to continue to offer this incredible benefit to the rental industry’s future leaders. Please, consider making a tax-deductible donation today.