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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 2024-25 CAPE Industry Certification Funding List.

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 three documents in a single mail:

  1. Cover letter from the school district or Florida College System (FCS) institution and signed by the Superintendent, Florida College System president or authorized representative for the eligible applicant (required format: PDF document)
  2. Concept Proposal Part 1: Narrative (required format: Word document)
  3. Concept Proposal Part 2: Workbook (required format: Excel document)

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

To be considered in this first review period, proposals should be submitted by Friday, July 26, 2024.

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.

2023-24 Agencies invited to Request for Application


Questions regarding the program may be directed to

Supporting Documents