GRANTS

You may be eligible for training at a reduced cost.

The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) and Employed Worker Training Program (EWTP) can reimburse training costs for eligible individuals and businesses. There are also opportunities for veterans.

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WIOA INDIVIDUAL GRANT PROGRAM

The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program is offered through CareerSource Pasco-Hernando. This grant is designed to assist displaced workers by helping fund training related to reemployment efforts.


This program is federally funded with the primary goal of helping individuals access the tools they need to manage their careers and attain self-sufficiency through employment.


Funds are limited and first-come, first-serve. Call ACT today for assistance with the grant approval process.

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EMPLOYED WORKER TRAINING GRANT PROGRAM

The Employed Worker Training Program is a grant through your local workforce office. These grants are designed to assist employers by funding employee training.


The application process takes approximately 3-4 weeks. Funding may cover up to 100% of training costs.


You pick the training provider and course, but CareerSource picks up the tab. Call ACT today for assistance with the grant approval process.

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THE POST-9/11 GI BILL®

The GI Bill was updated in 2008 and is now The Post-9/11 GI Bill®. The new law provides enhanced educational benefits and applies to Veterans who meet one of the following criteria:


  • Served at least 90 days on active duty on or after September 11, 2001, or

  • Received a Purple Heart on or after September 11, 2001, and were honorably discharged after any amount of service, or

  • Served for at least 30 continuous days on or after September 11, 2001, and were honorably discharged with a service-connected disability, or

  • Are a dependent child using benefits transferred by a qualifying Veteran or service member.


The enhanced educational benefits cover more educational expenses. They provide a living allowance, money for books, and the ability to transfer unused educational benefits to spouses or children.


ACT is an approved VA training vendor. Call today to learn more.

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INCUMBENT WORKER TRAINING GRANT PROGRAM

When workers lack essential training, businesses experience skills gaps. This can compromise a company’s ability to retain workers, grow, and prosper. Florida’s Incumbent Worker Training grants can help. The program provides grants for continuing education and training of current full-time employees at Florida companies.

With a focus on helping Florida’s small businesses, the grants reimburse companies up to 75% for pre-approved training costs. Companies choose their training provider based on the skills needed.


Applying online is easy, and approval is quick. Call ACT today to find out what documentation and information you’ll need before applying.