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

Interested parties can review the program overview, eligible applicants, and submission requirements at Questions about this RFP can be emailed to