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Funding

Funding to support the staffing and infrastructure of the program comes from the following sources:

  • Metro Louisville: $975,000
  • UofL: $240,250
  • JCTC: $244,250

Funding to support tuition and other student benefits comes from the following sources:

  • State: Program received direct funding for 50% of tuition through June 2010. As of July 1, 2010, a new section of KRS 141 provides UPS with a tax credit for 50% of tuition and book reimbursement
  • UPS pays 50% of tuition and book reimbursement
  • UPS pays 100% of academic completion bonuses
  • UPS pays wages and benefits for student participants