Rebuild Florida Hurricane Irma Workforce Recovery Training Program

The Florida Department of Commerce (FloridaCommerce) Rebuild Florida Workforce Recovery Training Program was launched to make $20 million in funding available to local workforce development boards, educational institutions and technical centers located in the communities most impacted by Hurricane Irma. The 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, carpet laying, window installation, plastering, welding and more, as outlined in the Request for Applications (RFA).

Workforce Recovery Training Program Timeline

  • October 14, 2019: Initial Request for Applications posted.
  • October 25, 2019: Technical questions due by 5:00 p.m. EST.
  • October 28, 2019: Anticipated posting of questions and answers on program webpage.
  • October 28, 2019: RFA issuance and Publication; application period opens.
  • January 10, 2020: Applications due by 5:00 p.m. EST.
  • February 26, 2020: Workforce Recovery Training Program awards announcement was made.

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