Delta Regional Authority releases RFPs for Workforce Program Grants

The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) today released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit applications for grants under the 2023 Delta Workforce Grant Program (DWP). DRA is making available $6,000,000 for DWP project grants, with awards ranging between $50,000-$450,000.

The deadline for submitting a proposal is Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 5:00 PM CT.

DWP supports projects and initiatives that create a more vibrant economic future for the Delta and Alabama Black Belt regions 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.

Additional information about the Delta Workforce Grant Program can be found at https://www.dra.gov/workforce.

Interested parties can review the program overview, eligible applicants, and submission requirements at dra.gov/rfp. Questions about this RFP can be emailed to workforce@dra.gov.