The Georgia Power Foundation, in partnership with The Georgia Foundation for Public Education, has launched the second round of the Workforce for Georgia Grant Program. The first round of grants were awarded in 2020, with 13 grants awarded totaling nearly $280,000. 3,200 students were reached through the program, with more than 90% being economically disadvantaged.
The grant program provides school districts, that offer Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) through traditional high school programs or through College and Career Academies (CCA), with support to invest in implementing or scaling programs to better serve students and instructors in the continuation of programs and/or program alignment of educational and training pathways to meet workforce needs of local and regional communities’ industries and businesses.
This initiative is in partnership with the Georgia Foundation for Public Education with a total expected investment of $1,000,000 for 2022. Applicants must meet the following criteria:
The application deadline is August 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Once awarded, grant recipients have until August 31, 2023 to use their funds. Applications can be found here, with additional information on the program available here: https://www.georgiapower.com/community/apply-grant/workforce-development-grant.html.