New Castle School of Trades is a vocational school with successful campuses in Western Pennsylvania. Their new location, in downtown East Liverpool Ohio will provide job-ready training to thousands each year while revitalizing the downtown area. The New Castle School of Trades will be located in soon-to-be renovated historic buildings in downtown East Liverpool that have sat vacant for years. The East Liverpool Campus created 33 new jobs. In addition to historic tax credits and other financing sources, Development Fund of the Western Reserve (DFWR) allocated $2.5 million in State of Ohio New Markets Tax Credits.