The SME Portfolio of the Flemish Government
This popular measure is intended for SMEs based in Flanders. Each company receives an annual budget of up to 7,500 euros and can use it at its own discretion for the training of its employees, directors and managers. As a participant, you yourself are responsible for applying for your SME Portfolio grant. The grant is paid directly to the consultancy or training provider.
VLAIO (formerly the Flemish Agency for Entrepreneurship Training)
VLAIO grants a limited number of incentives to encourage Flemish entrepreneurs and managers of SMEs to take certain courses. If you meet the conditions, as a participant you do not have to undertake any administrative actions yourself. The grant is paid directly to the training provider.
More information at www.vlaio.be
The grant of the Brussels-Capital Region
If your SME is located in Brussels, you can make use of a grant of up to 1,000 euros per training course. As a participant, you are responsible for applying for the grant. When it is approved, the government will transfer the grant money to you.
More information at www.premieskmo.be
Training premiums for employers
Covora provides premiums for employees covered by paritair comité 200 (PC200). For any training completed less than six months ago, you will receive a premium per hour depending on the age of the employee. A premium is also provided for online learning platforms.
More information at www.cevora.be