The City of Stockton Economic Development Department is accepting applications for its Hire Stockton Workforce Training Program. Existing local businesses can qualify for grants of $5,000 to $10,000 to hire, train and retain new employees from designated areas within the City that are economically distressed.

  • Grants are available on a reimbursement basis to businesses that have been located within the City of Stockton (city limits) for at least the last five years.
  • Additional details for business owners or designated company representatives, including the grant application, guidelines and census tract information, are available at

For more information about Hire Stockton and other City of Stockton’s Economic Development Department programs and resources, please visit, follow us at and, or call 209-937-8539. 


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