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Workforce for Georgia Grant Program

Program Overview

The Georgia Foundation for Public Education, in partnership with the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of the third round of the Workforce for Georgia Grant Program. The grant program provides school districts that offer Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) through traditional high school programs or through College and Career Academies (CCA), with support of up to $50,000 to implement or scale career pathway programs to meet workforce needs of local and regional communities’ industries and businesses. Up to $1,000,000 will be awarded in grant support from Georgia Power Foundation, Inc.

Funding Amounts

Establishing a New Pathway Based on Sufficient Evidence of Need/DemandExpansion or Capacity Building for Existing Pathway
up to $50,000up to $50,000

Submission Instructions

To participate in the Workforce for Georgia Grant, please follow the steps below:

  1. Carefully review the RFP, including the eligibility requirements and application components (RFP: Download file Workforce for Georgia RFP 2024).
  2. Watch the Workforce for Georgia Q&A recording or take a look at the slides from the webinar here
  3. Complete an application here:
  4. Submit your application online by April 16, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.

We strongly recommend that you thoroughly review the application questions in the RFP prior to completing the application to ensure you have a solid understanding of the application expectations.

Funding Timeline

Grant Application OpensInformational Webinar (Optional)Grant Application DueGrants Reviewed & Announced By
March 14, 2024

March 19, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Please click on the following link at the time listed above:

April 16, 2024Late May 2024


School districts may submit more than one grant application. Individual schools may only submit one grant application. More than one submission per individual school will disqualify all applications from the school. Collaboration amongst schools within the district is highly encouraged.

You are eligible to apply for a Workforce for Georgia Grant if:

  • You are a district-level staff at school district with one or more high schools with CTAE programs or College & Career Academies in the state of Georgia; or
  • You are a school administrator, principal, or other leadership role at a charter high school or traditional public high school with a CTAE focus or College & Career Academy in the state of Georgia

The full Request for Proposal (RFP) information and link to apply will be posted on both the Georgia Foundation for Public Education website and the Georgia Power website on March 14, 2024. Please find the RFP here: Download file Workforce for Georgia RFP 2024

See the Impact 

In 2020, 13 schools and districts across Georgia received a total $279,000 in funding. For the next round of funding in 2022, the program grew to award 31 schools and districts with a total of $938,000.

See the Funded Programs

If you have any questions about the WFGG Guidelines, please contact:
Jaclyn Colona, Director of Grant Strategies, GFPE
(404) 445-9828
If you have any questions about the online forms, website, or application, please contact:
Amy Hall, Charitable Giving Program Manager, GPF
(404) 895-1057
Grant Portal
Grant Portal
Grant Success

“Thank you so much for the grant that helped our program to be successful...We greatly look forward to next year and how we can expand our program to reach even more students. Again, thank you for your generous support.”  --Chandra Steele, Pike County Schools