Get Up To $8,000 For Every New Veteran Hired and Trained

Get Up To $8,000 For Every New Veteran Hired and Trained

Workforce Training Grant

Increase the competitiveness of your business by using Veterans Florida Workforce Training Grant funds to hire and train veterans and be known across Florida as a veteran-friendly employer.

We provide up to $8,000 per full-time veteran employee for curriculum development and training to companies in Florida’s high-skill industries. All businesses participating in the Workforce Training Grant program have the opportunity to list job openings in the Veterans Florida Career Services Program and benefit from our recruitment and hiring services.

Interested in learning more? Fill out the form below and a Veterans Florida representative will contact you.

Download Info Sheet   Targeted Industries

Training Grant Application Request

Please review the requirements below, then fill out the form so that we may review your business’ eligibility for the program.

Businesses Applying For Certification and Funding:

  • Must be “for profit” (or a not-for-profit in certain fields) and providing permanent, full-time (35+ hours per week) jobs for Florida military veterans workers requiring customized high-level skills training.
  • Must hire and train Florida military veterans workers for permanent, full-time (35+ hours per week) jobs requiring customized high-level skills training.
  • Must produce a good or service.
  • Must adequately demonstrate the need for training/education and impact on economy.
  • Must require non-degree, specialized skills-based training of 12 months or less.
  • Shall provide sufficient documentation for identification of all participants deemed pertinent to Veterans Florida.

Ineligible Businesses:

  • Not-for-profit agencies or organizations (excluding certain industries determined on a case-by-case basis).
  • Retail establishments.
  • Entities whose administrations are comprised only of volunteers.
  • Workforce Development Boards and their administrative entities.
  • Labor unions.
  • Federal, state, county or city governmental entities.

Hiring Report

This form is to be completed upon hiring a new veteran employee under the training grant program. This form will need to be filled out each time for each individual.
Hiring Report

Training Report

This form is to be completed upon completing training of a new veteran hire under the training grant program. This form will need to be filled out each time for each individual.
Training Report