Funding and Special Grants

Our goal with any funding is to get you back to work in a job that leads you to self-sufficiency or helps you maintain your standard of living.

CareerSource Brevard is able to offer training or work experience opportunities through a variety of grants.  Here are some of the opportunities. 

Use the short form on this page to learn about your participation and eligibility.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Provides classroom training scholarships to adults and dislocated workers through our system of eligible training providers.  WIOA can also connect you to employers for on the job training.  Read more about WIOA.

Manufacturing and Healthcare Sector Grants

Provides for the development of a “sector strategy” helps both determine and facilitate career services and training to help dislocated workers find employment, and in Brevard, sector strategies are focused on the manufacturing and healthcare.

AARP Foundation BACK TO WORK 50+ Women’s Economic Stability Initiative (WESI) Grant

In partnership with Eastern Florida State College and designed for women between the ages of 50-64, the WESI grant provides skills, educational and confidence training for those who are currently unemployed or underemployed. Discover your transferable skills, uncover your experience and learn how to sell yourself in today’s job market. Classroom and on-the-job training assistance may be available. Click here for more information.


CareerSource Brevard has recently received an American Promise Grant, to pursue collaborations and solutions in the IT sector. This special grant can provide training in the IT field for underrepresented workers, including minorities, single parents, limited English speakers and offenders.  If you are interested in the potential of a Sector Strategy development for IT, contact