Information you’ll need to provide

  • Basic business information including name, mailing address, EIN, and legal structure. 
  • Details about the training program including program provider, proposed budget and anticipated outcomes of the program. 
  • Florida Department of Revenue Tax Clearance Letter or Certificate of Compliance.
  • Financial documents for your business such as IRS Form 941 or 1040 Income Tax Return.
  • CareerSource Florida may require a letter of credit on bank letterhead from a bank your company has done business with for at least 6 months prior to your application.

Helpful tips

  • Submit your application at least 45 days prior to your training start date. 
  • Most companies that apply for funding will be eligible for reimbursement of up to 50 percent of their direct training costs. 
  • Companies that meet specific criteria, like having 50 or fewer employees or those located in a rural area/county, distressed area, brownfield or hub zone may be eligible for reimbursement of up to 75 percent.

About this program

Provided by: CareerSource Florida

If you have questions, you can speak with a program representative at:

Program Information: Incumbent Worker Training

Additional Information: Program Guidelines

Sample Application: English

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How we can help

Here is direct contact information for Program Representatives who will answer any questions and help you apply.

  1. To get started, call the expert below from CareerSource Florida.
  2. You might say, “Hi, I’m a business owner in Florida and I need help applying for the Incumbent Worker Training Grant. Can you help me apply?”
  3. If you don’t hear back within 48 hours, send us an email at

Malissa Counts, Grants Manager

CareerSource Florida