Future Ready Iowa connects Iowans to the education and training required for good paying jobs and careers to improve people's lives. The Future Ready Iowa goal is to have 70 percent of Iowans with education and training beyond high school by 2025.
Future Ready Iowa Programs
Learn more about the Last-Dollar Scholarship.
Employer Innovation Fund
Business solutions that can help your organization.
View information about Registered Apprenticeship programs in the state.
Grants supporting affordable child care across Iowa.
Summer Youth Program Grants
Create internship programs for high school students in your community.
Child Care Taskforce
Governor Reynolds launched the Child Care Taskforce on March 10, 2021, to develop a comprehensive strategy to address the child care shortage and barriers to work in Iowa.
Coronavirus Relief Fund Grant Awardees
A series of Coronavirus Relief Fund grants were awarded to support Iowa's workforce though job training opportunities for those whose employment was affected by the pandemic. View the awardees for the Employer Innovation Fund Grant, the Registered Apprenticeship Expansion Grant, and the Earn and Learn Grant.
Explore more about Future Ready Iowa
Searchable Job List
Learn more about high-demand jobs throughout the state.
Everyone has a part of Future Ready Iowa.
Accessibility at the Workplace
Learn about creating an inclusive Future Ready Iowa with this training series.
Iowa's Current Skills Gap
See the data behind Iowa's skill gap.
Iowa's Career Coach
Discover in-demand careers and education/training based on your interests!
Future Ready Iowa Alliance
Learn about Future Ready Iowa's development and strategic plan.