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CAP Grant (Workforce Development Capitalization Incentive Grant)

The Workforce Development Capitalization Incentive Program was created in s. 1011.801, F.S. Its purpose is to provide grants to school districts and Florida College System institutions to fund some or all of the costs associated with the creation or expansion of career and technical education workforce development programs that serve lead to industry certifications included on the CAPE Industry Certification Funding List.

All programs funded must serve secondary students and be aligned with an industry certification on the 2023-24 CAPE Industry Certification Funding List.

Special Review Period for Florida’s Agriculture Industry

The Department of Education has announced the opportunity to submit concept proposals for the 2023-24 Workforce Development Capitalization Incentive Grant for programs that support Florida’s Agriculture Industry. The Department intends to reserve any remaining funds of approximately $12.6 million in funding available for any eligible institution* to fund some or all the costs associated with the creation or expansion of training programs for occupations related to the Agriculture Industry.

*Eligible institutions are a school district, school district career center under s. 1001.44, F.S., a district charter technical career center under s. 1002.34, F.S., or a Florida College System institution under s. 1000.21(3), F.S.

The following types of proposals will be accepted:

  1. New concept proposals

For agencies that have not submitted a concept proposal.

Please review the materials and forms available in Step 1: Concept Proposal Submission.

  1. Agencies pending decision

For agencies that have not received notification of award (RFA).

Please update the Concept Proposal form (Word) parts B-F, adding only the information about the agriculture industry program(s) being added.

  1. Project amendments

For agencies that have received award notification (RFA) and want to add a program that provides training to support Florida’s agriculture industry.

Please complete the Concept Proposal form (Word) parts B-F, including only the information pertaining to the newly added program(s).

To be considered, proposals should be submitted by Friday, April 12, 2024.

Step 1: Concept Proposal Submission

The Department of Education is accepting concept proposals from eligible agencies for this grant program.

Concept Proposal Documents

Submission and Review Periods

All submissions must include two documents in a single mail:

  1. Concept proposal document in Word format; and
  2. Transmission of a letter from the agency head or authorized representative.

All concept proposal submissions must be sent via email to

To assist in processing the proposals, when submitting, the subject line for the submission should use the following format:

  • Concept Proposal Submission - [Agency Name] [9-12 Program]
  • Concept Proposal Submission - [Agency Name] [Career Dual Enrollment]

Agencies must not transmit their proposal in multiple emails (e.g., concept proposal in one email and submission letter in a second email). Proposals submitted in the proper format will be reviewed first. If an error is made in an email transmission, contact the Division for technical assistance via

Step 2: Request for Application

Upon selection of proposals for a full application, the Department will release a Request for Application to facilitate the issuance of a grant award ;directly to the agencies with approved concept proposals.

Agencies invited to Request for Application


Questions regarding the program may be directed to

Supporting Documents