The Delta Workforce Grant Program (DWP) is an initiative designed to build long-term community capacity and increase economic competitiveness by providing grants to support workforce training and education programs throughout the Mississippi River Delta and Alabama Black Belt regions.
DWP supports projects and initiatives that create a more vibrant economic future for the Delta region by expanding opportunities to recruit, train, and retain a diverse and local workforce, aligning workforce and economic development strategies, creating sustainable talent pipelines, establishing or enhancing locally/regionally significant sector-based partnerships, and supporting enhanced workforce productivity through investments in innovative programming or services.
Delta Workforce Grant 2024 Funding
Total Funds Available: Approx. $10 million
Grant Award Minimum: $50,000
Grant Award Maximum: $450,000
Funding Cycle Opens: September 21, 2023
Pre-Award Technical Assistance Workshop:
November 9, 2023 (Click here for registration & hotel information)
Application Deadline: December 21, 2023
More information about the 2024 DWP can be found in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).
Applicants are encouraged to contact DRA program staff for additional information regarding submission requirements as well as assistance in developing their application. Technical questions about the RFP should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Delta Workforce Program RFP.” Include the contact name, applicant organization, and phone number in the body of your email.
To apply, please register an account here.