Rebuild Florida Workforce Recovery Training Program for Areas Impacted by Hurricane Michael

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The Rebuild Florida Workforce Recovery Training Program is designed to train Floridians in communities impacted by Hurricane Michael in trades necessary to support disaster recovery efforts. The program provides funding to local workforce development boards, educational institutions and technical centers to launch training programs which address the increased demand in the construction trades while also providing support to Floridians seeking new employment in the post-disaster economy.

Webinar

To provide more information about the Rebuild Florida Workforce Recovery Training Program, DEO hosted a webinar on Thursday, October 15, 2020. The recording of the webinar, along with the slides and transcript, are available below.  

Program Documents

Please note: This application is not for individuals seeking assistance. Only the entities specified below are eligible to apply.

How to Apply

The completed RFA attachments must be submitted by email to workforcerecovery@deo.myflorida.com by 5:00 p.m. (EST) on December 15, 2020.


Eligibility

The Rebuild Florida Workforce Recovery Training Program makes funds available to local workforce development boards, school districts, higher educational institutions and technical centers serving communities impacted by Hurricane Michael.

Hurricane Michael MID Counties Map

Eligible Activities

Funding may be used to launch or expand training programs for construction trades including roofing, masonry, carpentry, concrete finishing, plumbing, HVAC, electricity, heavy equipment operations, floor installation, window installation, plastering, welding and more. The funding may also be used for customized training programs tailored to the specific economic revitalization needs of a community.

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Program Timeline

  • October 2, 2020: Application submission cycle opens.

  • October 15, 2020: DEO hosts webinar to provide more information about the program.

  • December 15, 2020: Application submission cycle closes at 5:00 p.m. (EST).

 Mailing List

  • Sign up for our mailing list for Hurricane Michael updates here.

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